Tsukuba Uchu Forum

143rd Uchu Forum



Hidetaka Kuniyoshi

University of Tokyo

The outermost atmosphere of the Sun (the corona) reaches temperatures hundreds of times hotter than its surface (the photosphere), exceeding 1 million degrees. This issue of solar corona heating has been an unresolved problem since the 1930s and is a main target of the SOLAR-C mission. Furthermore, the solar corona...