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Our Sun is magnetically quiet compared to other stars. But why?

4 May 2020, 13:00 UTC
Our Sun is magnetically quiet compared to other stars. But why? NASA/GSFC/SDO

Astronomers have determined that, on average, the Sun is quieter than other stars magnetically, and it's not clear why. The long-term meaning of this finding isn't clear either, but it implies the Sun could get even more active than it is now.

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