New publication: I do some observations!

Magnetic bright point

Sometimes people ask me what I do. I say I am a solar physics researcher. And sometimes the conversation stops there.

But sometimes they want to know what that means. Like, do you research solar energy? No, I study the Sun itself, like astronomy but looking at our own star.

Oh. So you use telescopes then? Usually I look sad and say no. I leave the fun stuff to the observers. Instead, I dejectedly say that I use mathematical tools to model the Sun's atmosphere.

Well now that's all changed. With the help of some great co-authors, I've published a paper where I actually use observations!!!

Check it out here.


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