Magnetic field

A new perspective on the strong magnetic fields of a supermassive black hole

The results describe for the first time how light from the edge of the supermassive black hole M87* spirals.

NASA X-ray Telescopes unveil the magnetic field “bones” of a cosmic hand

It is located at the base of the “palm” of the nebula.

The importance of the Earth’s upper atmosphere in developing large geomagnetic storms

This research may help predict the storms that will have the greatest consequences.

Astronomers confirmed the presence of an infrared aurora on Uranus

The finding of Uranus' aurora provides hints about habitable cold worlds.

A new phase of high-density, ultra-hot water ice discovered

This phase could form at the right depths.

Scientists discovered the highest energy gamma-rays ever from a pulsar

H.E.S.S. observatory records 20 tera-electronvolts photons from the Vela pulsar.

No, you probably wouldn’t see bolts of lightning flashing from Venus’ clouds

Venus may be a (slightly) gentler place than some scientists give it credit for.

Neutrinos are predicted to interact unexpectedly with photons

New insights into neutrino interactions.

Astronomers have detected the magnetic field of a galaxy so far away

Using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA), astronomers have detected the magnetic field of a galaxy so far away that its light has taken...

Solar Orbiter found tiny jets could be the source of solar wind

Each jet lasts between 20 and 100 seconds, and expels plasma at around 100 km/s.

New method gives an accurate analysis of the historical time series of images of the Sun

Understanding the dynamics of the sun, solar cycle variations in the convection zone.

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