Solar Probe Takes Closest-Ever Photos Of Sun; Zadie Smith’s Essay Collection

Solar Probe Takes Closest-Ever Photos Of Sun; Zadie Smith’s Essay Collection

The first images taken by a new solar probe stunned scientists at the European Space Agency and NASA. The pictures revealed miniature solar flares all over the sun’s surface. We talk with Teresa Nieves-Chinchilla, NASA deputy project scientist for the solar orbiter. Also, writer Zadie Smith reflects on the pandemic and the Black Lives Matter movement in a new essay collection.