Triennial Earth-Sun Summit 2015 (AAS/SPD & AGU/SPA)

MILLIONS OF TINY EXPLOSIONS CAUSE THE SOLAR CORONA

Supplementary material for a joint AAS/SPD - AGU/SPA  press briefing, 10am EDT 28-April-2015

New results being presented at the first Triennial Earth-Sun Summit (TESS) in Indianapolis, Indiana reveal and confirm that the mysteriously hot solar corona is heated by tiny, ultrahot "nanoflares" that are no larger than hydrogen bombs.

The briefing is complete. [Audio recording]. The briefing follows the "Integrated slides" presentation files below.

Presenters:
Associated NASA press release: [Word]  [ASCII]

Slides presented during the briefing: 
[Keynote]  [PowerPoint]  [PDF (images only)]

Supplementary images: [PDF]

Supplementary Movies:
Contact:
Craig DeForest
AAS/SPD Press Officer
deforest@boulder.swri.edu
cell: +1-303-641-5769