TITLE

The billion amp current that flows around Jupiter

AUTHOR(S)
Henbest, N.
PUB. DATE
February 1992
SOURCE
New Scientist;2/22/92, Vol. 133 Issue 1809, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reveals information about Jupiter's magnetosphere that was discovered by the European space probe Ulysses recently. Its shape; Explanation of the shape; Strength of the magnetic field; Onboard experiments.
ACCESSION #
9203161171

 

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