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Title: LANL Studies Earth's Magnetosphere

A new 3-D supercomputer model presents a new theory of how magnetic reconnection works in high-temperature plasmas. This Los Alamos National Laboratory research supports an upcoming NASA mission to study Earth's magnetosphere in greater detail than ever.
Authors:
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1149378
Resource Type:
Multimedia
Research Org:
LANL (Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States))
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
79 ASTRONOMY AND ASTROPHYSICS; SPACE; MAGNETOSPHERE; RECONNECTION; SUN; SOLAR; SOLAR PARTICLES; MAGNETISM; CURRENT; SIMULATION; SUPERCOMPUTER