News tagged with atmospheric physics

Loopholes discovered in Sun's magnetic belt

(Phys.org)—The mystery surrounding how an electrically charged solar wind can be unleashed from around the Sun's equator – an area where strong magnetic fields should strap it to the surface – has been solved by an ...

dateOct 10, 2012 in Space Exploration
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Elusive metal discovered

Carnegie scientists are the first to discover the conditions under which nickel oxide can turn into an electricity-conducting metal. Nickel oxide is one of the first compounds to be studied for its electronic properties, ...

dateAug 22, 2012 in Condensed Matter
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Man-made aurora to help predict space weather

(PhysOrg.com) -- For more than 25 years, our understanding of terrestrial space weather has been partly based on incorrect assumptions about how nitrogen, the most abundant gas in our atmosphere, reacts when it collides with ...

dateJun 08, 2010 in General Physics
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