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April 30, 2021

Ions and electrons in various space plasmas

Artist’s impression of the ions and electrons in various space plasmas.

[Research supported by U.S. National Science Foundation grants AGS 1622306.]

Learn more about this research in the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan news story Compressive fluctuations heat ions in space plasma. (Date of image: unknown; date originally posted to NSF Multimedia Gallery: April 30, 2021)

Credit: Yohei Kawazura

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