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Team Confirms "Gusty Winds" in Space Turbulence


December 17, 2012

solar prominence erupts into the sun's atmosphere Imagine riding in an airplane as the plane is jolted back and forth by gusts of wind that you can't prove exist but are there nonetheless. Similar turbulence exists in space, and a research team led by the University of Iowa reports to have directly measured it for the first time in the laboratory. Full Story

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