Cycles of Time: 1 of 4: An Extraordinary New View of the Universe by Roger Penrose.

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Taken by Hinode's Solar Optical Telescope on 12 January 2007, this image of the Sun reveals the filamentary nature of the plasma connecting regions of different magnetic polarity.

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Taken by Hinode's Solar Optical Telescope on Jan. 12, 2007, this image of the sun reveals the filamentary nature of the plasma connecting regions of different magnetic polarity. Hinode captures these very dynamic pictures of the chromosphere. The chromosphere is a thin "layer" of solar atmosphere "sandwiched" between the visible surface, photosphere, and corona.

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Cycles of Time: 1 of 4: An Extraordinary New View of the Universe by Roger Penrose.

http://www.amazon.com/Cycles-Time-Extraordinary-View-Universe/dp/0307278468/ref=sr15?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1457314127&sr=1-5&keywords=roger+penrose

“We must understand why the universe began in an incredibly special state, so well ordered that 14 billion years later, the universe still has not reached maximum disorder. Penrose is at his best when he explains this deep and beautiful mystery, and the book may be worth reading for this chapter alone.” —Science