Science Scientists open a window to sun's core – and try to pry it open further

For the first time, scientists have gotten important confirmation of the most fundamental process fueling the sun. Now, they want to use that research to learn more about the conditions that existed when the sun was born.

By , Staff writer

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During the past 75 years, the picture of how the sun produces the enormous amount of energy it radiates has slowly come into focus. But one key observation has been missing – until now.