Model of the Plasma Universe

@article{Alfvn1986ModelOT,
  title={Model of the Plasma Universe},
  author={H. Alfv{\'e}n},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science},
  year={1986},
  volume={14},
  pages={629-638}
}
  • H. Alfvén
  • Published 1986
  • Physics
  • IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science
This paper is a review of a number of publications during the last ten years about those changes in our views of the cosmic environment that are the result of advances in plasma physics. To a large extent, these originate from new observational material that space research has supplied. An attempt is made to construct a model of the "plasma universe" which is claimed to be an alternative to the traditional " visual universe" based mainly on observations in the visual octave. Besides the Hubble… Expand
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  • Physics
  • IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science
  • 1986
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