Also found in: Dictionary, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Words related to magnetosphere

the magnetic field of a planet

References in periodicals archive ?
Release date- 30072019 - Madrid- Airbus has been selected by the European Space Agency to build the European component of the SMILE satellite (Solar wind Magnetosphere Ionosphere Link Explorer).
Dr Imber's main research interest is the study of the interaction of the solar wind with the planetary magnetospheres of the Earth and Mercury.
Images of STEVE are beautiful in themselves, but they also provide a visible way to study the invisible, complex charged particle flows in Earth's magnetosphere, according to the study's authors.
The features, separated by a distance of 100km, was never been seen before and according to the team, it can provide them with a measure into the moon's own magnetosphere.
The spacecraft will orbit Jupiter 37 times over the course of 20 months, mapping the planet's magnetic and gravity fields, determining the abundance of water vapor in the planet's atmosphere and studying the polar magnetosphere and Jovian aurora.
"There's a constant power struggle between the solar wind and Jupiter's magnetosphere. We want to understand this interaction and what effect it has on the planet," the study's lead author, UCL's William Dunn, explained in a statement.
With help from a satellite mission that provided never-before-available data, a new study in Nature Communications has revealed that Kelvin-Helmholtz waves significantly affect Earth's magnetosphere, potentially allowing in high-energy plasma from space.
The imager centres on Lobster-Eye Optics," and was inspired by simulations created about a decade ago by Tom Cravens and Ina Robertson at the University of Kansas, both of whom are now involved in this work, which demonstrated that the interaction between the solar wind and the residual atmosphere in Earth's magnetosphere could be imaged in soft X-rays.
21 ( ANI ): Researchers have discovered that a common space weather phenomenon on the outskirts of Earth's magnetic bubble, the magnetosphere, has much larger repercussions for Venus.
But if they're scandalised by the idea of something in the 'magnetosphere' (oh yeah, here comes the science part) taking over from 'petroleum', imagine their horror when they find out what he likes to drink But let's be honest, we're less about the plot, more about perving over the very pretty Jonathan Rhys-Meyers in lovely clothes.
The tsunami idea holds that solar storms force electrons from the outer magnetosphere inward, where stronger fields closer to Earth pump up their energy.
| Tel: 029 2039 7933 After Hours At The Polestar Club Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff, 8pm Tickets: PS8-PS12 The strange tale of a girl in space, life in the magnetosphere and the attraction of northbound travel.
Figure 3 shows the impact of this cloud on the Earth's magnetosphere, with an interpretation of the possible sequence of events.
Analysis of data beamed back by one of the 11 payloads carried by the lunar orbiter, SARA ( Sub- keV Atom Reflecting Analyser), shows the presence of a mini- magnetosphere on the lunar surface.
To be sure, the sun is experiencing a very quiet period, lessening the solar magnetosphere.