Particle beam could help map Earth's magnetic field to understand how space weather impacts the planet

Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 15:30 in Astronomy & Space

Magnetic field lines that wrap around the Earth protect our planet from cosmic rays. Researchers at PPPL have now found that beams of fast-moving particles launched toward Earth from a satellite could help map the precise shape of the field.

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