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NASA Observations Find What Helps Heat Roots of ‘Moss’ on Sun

Did you know the Sun has moss? Due to its resemblance to the earthly plants, scientists have named a small-scale, bright, patchy structure made of plasma in the solar atmosphere “moss.” New observations from NASA reveal insights into this region.


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