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Hidden currents at the Sun’s surface

The Sun’s surface hosts varying magnetic activities and rotation rates (from equator to pole), and unique solar weather. Now, a combination of ground and space observations has unveiled a previously undetected magnetized plasma current.

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Fig. 1: High-frequency retrograde vorticity waves at the surface of the Sun.


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Bugnet, L. Hidden currents at the Sun’s surface. Nat Astron 6, 631–632 (2022).

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