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Caltech Lab Is Always Sunny
2012-08-21 09:21:49

Researchers reproduce plasma loops to help understand solar physics

Researchers Break Down Science Behind Plasmas
2012-02-15 13:48:07

Researchers have discovered clues to help give scientists a better understanding of how plasma jets from the sun occur.

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2005-06-30 07:35:00

Applied physicists at the California Institute of Technology have devised a plasma experiment that shows how huge long, thin jets of material shoot out from exotic astrophysical objects such as young stars, black holes, and galactic nuclei.


Word of the Day
prosopography
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.