Polar Scientists Explain 20 Year Mystery Behind Magnetospheric Radio Waves

mysteryIn all planetary magnetospheres, hot plasmas tend to be accompanied by radio waves. Every time we see hot plasma we see broadband electrostatic noise. Theories of every sort were proposed to explain the source of the radio waves, but none of the theories completely fit the observations.





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