Bright Sparks: "I'm obsessed with the Sun" Solar Physicist Peter Gallagher

Jan 16, 2015, 03:26 PM

Peter Gallagher is a solar physicist at Trinity College in Dublin where his research involves studying the sun and the effects it has on the Earth. In his own words he is "obsessed with the sun" and in this short clip Peter tells us what makes the sun, and closest star in our universe, most intriguing to him. Hear more from Peter and many other fascinating scientists when the full series of Bright Sparks airs on RTE Radio 1 later this year.
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Music: 'Fiance Experiment' ©Michael Gallen

Photo Courtesy of Peter Gallagher (Location: Instituto de Astrofisica de Canarias)