St Andrews experts contribute to revolutionary new solar imaging technology
St Andrews' scientists have created a numerical model of the sun.
Mathematicians at the University of St Andrews hosted a special lecture recently in memory of a former professor.
CAPTION: Professor Priest wearing the red robe gifted to him by Japanese colleagues.
The Sun is classified as an ordinary, middle-aged star and yet its magnetic field is responsible for some of the most dramatic and energetic phenomena in the solar system, such as solar flares and other eruptions.