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Breakthrough by Parker Solar Probe! After 60 years, origin of solar wind found, says NASA

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NASA's scientists have made a breakthrough in a 60-year quest to understand the origin of the solar wind. Scientists have found that the jets or jetlets, at the base of the Sun's outer atmosphere could power the solar wind.

Informing about the same NASA Sun and Space tweeted, "#ICYMI - NASA scientists have made a breakthrough in a 60-year quest to understand the origin of the solar wind.

They've found that tiny jets, or "jetlets," at the base of the Sun's outer atmosphere could power the solar wind.""Scientists with NASA's Parker Solar Probe mission have uncovered significant new clues about the origins of the solar wind – a continual stream of charged particles released from the Sun that fills the solar system," NASA said in a report.

Observations from multiple space and ground-based observatories show the solar wind could be largely fueled by small-scale jets, or jetlets, at the base of the corona – the Sun's upper atmosphere.

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