Extras

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Secrets of the Sun Preview

Scientists are striving to better grasp our star and its destructive solar storms.

Secrets of the Sun Preview

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How Can I Study the Sun?

NOVA Labs: Learn how to use the Helioviewer, a tool at the heart of NOVA's Sun Lab.

How Can I Study the Sun?

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Introducing NOVA's Sun Lab

Learn about solar storms and do your own research using images from NASA telescopes.

Introducing NOVA's Sun Lab

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Solar Space Telescopes

NOVA Labs: New solar telescopes are allowing us to see the Sun like never before.

Solar Space Telescopes

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The Threat to Earth

NOVA Labs: What would happen if a solar storm overwhelmed Earth's natural defenses?

The Threat to Earth

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Earth's Magnetic Shield

NOVA Labs will launch May, 2012.

Earth's Magnetic Shield

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Understanding Solar Activity

What factors make the sun more or less volatile?

Understanding Solar Activity

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The Sun's Energy

NOVA Labs: What are the processes that produce the Sun's light and heat?

The Sun's Energy

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Solar Wind and Storms

NOVA Labs: Bursts of plasma released by the Sun create "space weather" around our planet.

Solar Wind and Storms

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Anatomy of the Sun

NOVA Labs: How does the Sun's composition influence its behavior?

Anatomy of the Sun

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The Dynamic Sun

NOVA Labs: Magnetism influences when and how solar storms erupt.

The Dynamic Sun

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The Electromagnetic Spectrum

NOVA Labs: Most of what we know about solar science comes from reading the Sun's light.

The Electromagnetic Spectrum