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Name: Toon
Status: student
Age: 19
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Date: 1999 - 2000

Can we find water on the sun? If not, please give me the reason.

Dear Toon,

Water molecules have recently been identified as existing in sunspots, which are cooler than some parts of the sun. In fact, back in 1992 my colleagues and I predicted that water molecules could exist at temperatures as high as 4000K - but there was no experimental evidence for this at that time.

Best regards,
prof. topper

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