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The Magnetic Nature of Our Sun

Prof. Eric Priest

Abstract

This talk will give an overview of our understanding of the Sun in the 1960's, the major discoveries since then, and the main questions that need to be answered in future. It will focus on the role of the magnetic field in the solar interior, the photosphere, prominences, coronal heating and eruptive flares.

About the talk

The Magnetic Nature of Our Sun
Prof. Eric Priest
St Andrews University
Thursday January 10, 2013
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About the speaker

Gregory Chair of Mathematics and is a Bishop Wardlaw Professor at St Andrews University.

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