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University of Sheffield: Magnetic Plasma Pulses Excited By UK-Size Swirls in the Solar Atmosphere

Aug 05, 2019 - Targeted News Service

[TNSscienceresearch] -- The University of Sheffield issued the following news:

An international team of scientists led by the University of Sheffield have discovered previously undetected observational evidence of frequent energetic wave pulses the size of the UK, transporting energy from the solar surface to the higher solar atmosphere.

Magnetic plasma waves and pulses have been widely suggested as one of the key mechanisms which could answer the long-standing question of why the te...