Let’s plunge into a star. Are you invited?

O Sol (detalhe)

Os fenómenos extremamente energéticos observados à superfície do Sol refletem a intensa atividade do material no seu interior.
© NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

In partnership with National Geographic Portugal

It seems odd that the transfer of energy in the water being heated in a kettle follows the same processes occurring inside the stars. In the stars, however, these processes are much more active, capable of influencing their structure and dynamics.

Text by Miguel T. Clara, of IA and Universidade do Porto.

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