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Title: The Magnetosphere
Url: http://www.phy6.org/earthmag/magspher.htm
Creator: Stern, David P. (David Peter), 1931-
Publisher: David P. Stern
Description: This web page, authored and curated by Dr. David P. Stern, 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."
LC Classification: Science -- Physics -- Electricity and magnetism
Science -- Physics -- Geophysics. Cosmic physics -- Special topics, A-Z -- Magnetosphere. Magnetopause
Science -- Physics -- Geophysics. Cosmic physics -- Special topics, A-Z -- Van Allen radiation belts
Science -- Physics -- Meteorology. Climatology -- Auroras
GEM Subject: Science -- Physics
Science -- Meteorology
Science -- Astronomy
Science -- Space sciences
Key Concept: Meteorology -- Auroras
Physics -- Electricity
Physics -- Magnetism
Physics -- Radiation
Date Issued: 2007-04-12
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
Science Materials
Teaching Guides
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: Dr. David P. Stern
Access Rights: Free access
Source: comPADRE
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