Nasa’s Parker Solar Probe survives close encounter with sun to send home surprising findings

n ‘Spectacular trove’ of data on super-hot corona collected by car-sized spacecraft n Probe reveals new information on solar wind as scientists seek to solve mysteries of space weather n Car-sized craft reveals new information on solar wind as scientists seek to solve mysteries of space weather. Nasa’s Parker Solar Probe, having survived its closest encounter so far with the sun, has sent back a “spectacular trove” of data on its corona, the super-hot outer edge of its atmosphere, scientists …