Behold the Glowing Glory of a Sunspot In Unprecedented Detail

When you stare at the sun it just looks like pain. But when the New Solar Telescope (NST) does, it can catch glimpses of truly mesmerizing solar activity, and all without going blind. Here, for example, is the most precise picture of a sunspot ever taken, in all its flaming glory. It's like a solar black hole in a… » 8/07/13 4:40pm 8/07/13 4:40pm