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Feb. 08, 2011

First 3-D View Of The Sun

by Ira Flatow

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An artist's concept of STEREO surrounding the sun. Credit: NASA
 
For the first time in history, we can see the sun in 3-D.
 
NASA twin STEREO probes have sent back the first pictures of the sun in “stereo.” Check it out.
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