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Curiosity: The Sun

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The Sun is now 4.5 billion years old, but as it approaches the halfway point in its lifecycle, this volatile star is entering a new and violent phase. Follow teams of scientists and space weather forecasters as they race to understand the evolving complexities of this solar activity in ‘Curiosity: The Sun'. By using outstanding visual technology to create a virtual sun, the world's top solar scientists will journey from the nuclear engine at its heart, all the way to its surface, and beyond. Can they crack the Sun's secrets; and could this knowledge protect Earth from mega solar flares in the future?