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NASA sun data helps new model predict big solar flares

Science Daily Friday, 31 July 2020 ()
Scientists have developed a new model that successfully predicted seven of the Sun's biggest flares from the last solar cycle, out of a set of nine. With more development, the model could be used to one day inform forecasts of these intense bursts of solar radiation.
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