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St Edmund's Fellow Dr Helen Mason helps explain solar flares

30 Apr 2014

Dr Helen Mason, Head of the Atomic Astrophysics Group in the University's Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics is co-author of a study showing the mechanism behind explosive energy releases in the Sun's atmosphere and providing evidence for a new theory about how solar flares are created. For the full story see: http://www.cam.ac.uk/research/news/first-sightings-of-solar-flare-phenomena-confirm-3d-models-of-space-weather