Earth's Field Opens Up for the Solar Wind - Universe Today
Image credit: NASA Researchers have discovered that temporary cracks can form in the Earth’s magnetic field that can permit some of the solar wind’s energy to slip through and disrupt electronics and communications. These observations were made using NASA’s Imager for Magnetopause to Aurora Global Exploration (IMAGE) satellite, which tracked a large aurora for several … Continue reading "Earth’s Field Opens Up for the Solar Wind"