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The Doctor
23rd April 2003, 06:21 PM
NASA Science News for April 22, 2003

Sometimes the Sun's magnetic field goes haywire and the effects are felt
right here on Earth. Using a supercomputer and data from NASA's Ulysses
spacecraft, scientists are beginning to understand a curious event two
years ago when the Sun sprouted two north poles.


FULL STORY at

http://science.nasa.gov/headlines/y2003/22apr_currentsheet.htm?list582445



You gotta go see the photos: [I'll try to attach one below] :nod:


http://antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov/apod/ap010301.html

Fireblade
23rd April 2003, 11:24 PM
if you can call a photo of the sun :cool: :p Sheesh... I can feel the heat from here :D

Great stuff Doc :thumbsup:

The Doctor
24th April 2003, 02:47 PM
:) it was one of the best sun piccies I've ever seen :xohyes: