• Reading Levels 3 - 5

Could we ever touch the Sun?

The Parker Solar Probe just made a historic flyby of the Sun. For the first time, the satellite passed through the Alfvén Critical Surface, which is where the Sun's atmosphere ends. This milestone revealed a lot about the Sun, but can also teach us a little bit more about life on Earth. In this short video, Seeker finds out more.

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