written by west virginia university, on march 11th, 2022

who: peiyun shi, earl scime, director of the wvu center for kinetic experiment, theory and integrated computation physics and oleg d. jefimenko professor of physics, paul cassak and his graduate m. hasan barbhuiya
what: a breakthrough in magnetic reconnection that will help predict weather in space
when: study published january 11th, 2022
where: center for kinetic plasma physics
how: it works like the doplar effect, speeding up or slowing down the rate at which electrons are moving

Interesting fact: a solar eruption could wipe out hundreds of satelites as well as damage power grids

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