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How Studying the Sun Helps Us Learn More About Space and Our Planet

Dr. Nicola Fox joins Lynn and John on Cool Science Radio. She is the Heliophysics Division Director in the Science Mission Directorate at NASA Headquarters in Washington, DC. Heliophysics is the science of the Sun which studies the physical connections between the Sun and our solar system. Lynn and John speak to Dr. Fox about NASA’s Heliophysics program including the Parker Solar Probe that will take measurements from the Sun’s corona where it is 2500 degrees and the Solar Orbiter which will help answer how the sun creates and controls the giant bubble of magnetic fields around it.