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  • Michael Carlowicz


Disturbances in the Sun's corona such as coronal mass ejections appear to be global phenomena, not just local, according to research presented at the AGU Spring Meeting. An international team of solar physicists led by Guenter Brueckner of the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory has detected global, short-term (hours- to days-long) disturbances in the Sun's corona that may help explain the origin of the solar wind.