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written by David Stern
This web page provides an examination of Earth's magnetosphere and physical phenomena related to it. Subject matter includes the motion of charges in the Earth's magnetic field and the magnetosphere's interaction with the polar aurora and solar wind. A short history of he discovery of the magnetosphere is also included. This page is part of a larger science education site, "From Stargazers to Starships."
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- Solar System
= Earth
Electricity & Magnetism
- Magnetic Fields and Forces
- High School
- Lower Undergraduate
- Reference Material
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© 2001 David Stern
aurora, solar wind, sunspot
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Metadata instance created April 15, 2004 by Kara Lehman
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May 24, 2006 by Bruce Mason
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