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Beneath that blazing facade

Researchers revamp ideas about what’s in the sun

12:03pm, July 16, 2010

In the pantheon of cosmic celebrities, the sun is one true superstar. It’s not only the Earth’s prime source of light and heat — it also fuels the greenery that makes breathing possible, keeps time by setting the body’s daily rhythms and spits out charged particles that create the beauty of the aurora borealis.

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