For the first time, researchers have created a scale model of the twisting loops of the sun’s magnetic field.
About the author
Erika K. Carlson is a science writer based in New York. Her work has appeared in Discover, Astronomy, Science and other publications. She is a former AAAS Mass Media Fellow and a graduate of the University of California, Santa Cruz, science communication program. She has a bachelor’s degree in physics from Pomona College and a master’s degree in astronomy from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.