Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Croissants from heaven

As a Solar observer I subscribe to feeds that shower me with tidbits of information about the skies above. Delighted to learn this morning that CME's (Coronal Mass Ejections) are croissant shaped. That's what I like - two of my passions connecting - food and Solar observing. Must be close to lunch time.

NASA Science News for April 14, 2009
For the first time, NASA spacecraft have traced the 3D shape of solar storms known as coronal mass ejections (CMEs). It turns out the most ferocious storms resemble something from a French bakery. Read today's story to find out what:


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