Direct evidence for magnetic reconnection in the solar wind near 1 AU

@article{Gosling2004DirectEF,
  title={Direct evidence for magnetic reconnection in the solar wind near 1 AU},
  author={Jonathan Gosling and Ruth M. Skoug and D. J. Mccomas and Charles W. Smith},
  journal={Journal of Geophysical Research},
  year={2004},
  volume={110}
}
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