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PHYS.6650 Space Physics (Formerly 95.665)

Id: 037731 Credits Min: 3 Credits Max: 3


This course provides in depth knowledge of space phenomena and physical understanding of the plasma environment form the sun to the earth's ionosphere and in the heliosphere. Regions in space include solar surface, solar wind, bow shock, magnetosheath, magnetosphere, magnetotail, radiation belts, ring currents, and upper ionosphere. Among space plasma physics theories, single particle theory and magnetohydrodynamics are discussed in depth.


PHYS 5550 Introduction to Space Physics or ATMO 4840 Space Weather.

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