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Fraser
2012-Feb-09, 08:50 PM
A new computer simulation is showing Earth’s magnetosphere in amazing detail – and it looks a lot like a huge pile of tangled spaghetti (with the Earth as a meatball). Or perhaps a cosmic version of modern art. The magnetosphere is formed by the Sun’s magnetic field interacting with Earth’s own magnetic field. When charged [...]

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