Physicists use sound waves to mimic the gravity inside the sun

Physicists have replicated the type of gravitational field found in or near the Sun by using sound waves in a sphere of hot plasma, creating a gravitational-analogous field capable of overcoming the effects of Earth’s gravity , which can drag such experiments down.

The sunvisible surface – the photosphere – is a turbulent, turbulent sea of ​​convective plasma. Plasma is simply ionized gas – gas in which the atoms were shaved from one electron, which gives them an electric charge. Hot plasma rises from the Sun’s deeper interior into the photosphere, while cooler plasma sinks back down where it is reheated and finally returned to the photosphere.

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