NASA’s probe soaring near sun reveals surprises about solar wind

FILE PHOTO: NASA's Parker Solar Probe launches from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, U.S., August 12, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Brown

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Troves of new data from a NASA probe’s close encounters with the sun are giving scientists unique insight about the solar wind and space weather more generally as the spacecraft zooms through the outermost part of the star’s atmosphere. Researchers on Wednesday described the first published findings from the Parker Solar Probe, […]

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