Researchers find evidence for a new fundamental constant of the Sun

The Sun's corona - its outermost layer of atmosphere.

New research undertaken at Northumbria University, Newcastle shows that the sun's magnetic waves behave differently than currently believed. Their findings have been reported in Nature Astronomy. After examining data gathered over a 10-year period, the team from Northumbria's Department of Mathematics, Physics and Electrical Engineering found that magnetic waves in the sun's