The mission started in 2018 makes a significant victory in space research. NASA’s Parker Solar Probe arrives at a new data conclusion about the Sun. It launched in August 2018 and got closer to the Sun for the first time in history. The probe discovers some new facts about the Sun’s atmospheric layers, energy, and structure. NASA unveils information regarding Solar winds, Magnetic field, and Dust-free zones around the Sun.
At the edge of the Sun’s atmosphere, plasma and energy exist with a magnetic field. This phenomenon gets bursts in the flow of electronically charged particles. The winds heave from the atmospheric layers to space, and it washes over the Earth. The habits and data regarding the Solar winds is useful for finding new solutions about the protection of the Earth from astronauts. Corona is the Sun’s outer layer, and it is 500 times higher in temperature than inner. The information regarding bursts can explain facts about Corona. The Parker probe unveiled some characteristics of Solar winds such as it variates in the speed of 300,000 mph just in a second. The probe examination founds more than thousands of bubbles and bursts in 11 days. Scientists observed that tiny crumbs and asteroids fall to the star’s space because of the hot nature of the Sun. It vaporizes and explodes when it gets too closer. So there is a dust-free zone around the Sun. The winds are chaotic, turbulent, and unstructured in the flow and affect the atmospheric layers across space. It results in the transfer of energy to the earth and space.
NASA explains that the probe will get 21 times closer to the Sun around the next six years. It will travel four million miles towards the Sun’s surface. During each stage of travel, researchers get more and more data. The team leader and physicist, Mr. Stuart Bale, states that now the Parkers probe is halfway from the sun. So this research makes a record-breaking data collection for further study.