News From the Field
Solar eruptions may not have slinky-like shapes after all
August 30, 2018
This material is available primarily for archival purposes. Telephone numbers or other contact information may be out of date; please see current contact information at media contacts.As the saying goes, everything old is new again. While the common phrase often refers to fashion, design or technology, scientists at the University of New Hampshire have found there is some truth to this mantra even when it comes to research. Revisiting some older data, the researchers discovered new information about the shape of coronal mass ejections -- large-scale eruptions of plasma and magnetic field from the sun -- that could one day help protect satellites in space. Full Story
University of New Hampshire
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