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The Sudbury Neutrino telescope  in Canada. The 12-meter sphere contains  12,000 detectors that watch for the light from neutrinos that streak through the water filling the interior of the sphere. (Courtesy - Stanford Solar Center)

The Sudbury Neutrino telescope in Canada. The 12-meter sphere contains 12,000 detectors that watch for the light from neutrinos that streak through the water filling the interior of the sphere. (Courtesy - Stanford Solar Center)

This image appears in the #59: Where did all the Neutrinos go? Technology Through Time article.

Space Weather Fact

The fastest coronal mass ejection was recorded on August 4, 1972 and traveled from the sun to earth in 14.6 hours - a speed of nearly 10 million kilometers per hour!

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