Are you up for a quiet little ice age? Then pack your bags, based on recent observations, in our near future, we might have one. It seems like our Sun is about to become quiet. Not forever though, just for a while its activity will be lower. A little explanation: To most of us sun [...]
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In 2018, 4 million years from sun, in 2550 degrees Fahrenheit with random blasts of intense radiation, a car sized spacecraft made from carbon-composite heat shield will penetrate sun’s atmosphere. This will be NASA’s Solar Probe Plus mission that was announced just recently.
It will be yet another achievement for human space flight, providing us with better understanding of our sun.