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NASA probe 'touches' sun, discovers unexpected changes in solar wind


The Parker Solar Probe is in orbit around the sun and will continue to examine the star from close up.

NASA has a myriad of robots patrolling the solar system, all equally deserving of our love and attention, but perhaps the most badass of them all is the Parker Solar Probe (PSP). The spacecraft, about the size of a small sedan, is currently circling the sun, kitted out with revolutionary tech that allows it to "touch" the sun. On Wednesday, NASA investigators released the first set of science data from the mission, detailing the first measurements from one of the ...


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