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Two Decades Later, We Know Why the Sun Is a Lava Lamp

In 1999, scientists discovered something that took over 20 years to solve. Why do solar flares move like a lava lamp?

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Sources:
https://www.nature.com/articles/s41550-021-01570-2
https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1086/312110/fulltext/
https://arxiv.org/pdf/1101.1540.pdf
https://www.eurekalert.org/news-releases/941201

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