A search for strong magnetic fields in massive and very massive stars in the Magellanic Clouds

  title={A search for strong magnetic fields in massive and very massive stars in the Magellanic Clouds},
  author={S Bagnulo and Gregg A. Wade and Ya{\"e}l Naz{\'e} and Jason H. Grunhut and Matthew E. Shultz and David J. Asher and Paul A. Crowther and C. J. Evans and A.David-Uraz and I.D.Howarth and N.Morrell and M.S.Munoz and C.Neiner and J.Puls and Michał K. Szymański and Jacco Vink},
  journal={arXiv: Solar and Stellar Astrophysics},
Despite their rarity, massive stars dominate the ecology of galaxies via their strong, radiatively-driven winds throughout their lives and as supernovae in their deaths. However, their evolution and subsequent impact on their environment can be significantly affected by the presence of a magnetic field. While recent studies indicate that about 7% of OB stars in the Milky Way host strong, stable, organised (fossil) magnetic fields at their surfaces, little is known about the fields of very… 
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