TITLE

Chaos triggers the northern lights

AUTHOR(S)
Henbest, N.
PUB. DATE
March 1992
SOURCE
New Scientist;3/14/92, Vol. 133 Issue 1812, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that researchers at the University of Sussex believe that the theory of chaos can explain the sudden onset of auroras and other disturbances in Earth's magnetic field. Description of how the aurora takes place; For the first time they have worked out how the paths of the particles change as the magnetic field pattern alters; Previous study.
ACCESSION #
9203303986

 

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