Axions Streaming out from the Sun (image) University of Leicester Share Print E-Mail Caption A sketch (not to scale) shows axions (blue) streaming out from the Sun, converting in the Earth's magnetic field (red) into X-rays (orange), which are then detected by the XMM-Newton observatory. Credit Copyright: University of Leicester Usage Restrictions Use only with credit. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.