SPACE PHYSICS: Origins of the Magnetosphere

Author: Robert Sheldon, UAH Physics Dept, 11/3/99

Email: sheldon*r@uah.edu
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SPACE PHYSICS: Origins of the Magnetosphere

1 Space Physics == Astrophysics

2 SpacePhysics Geophysics

3 HISTORY

4a A Thread of History

5 Chinese Compass

4b A Thread of History

6 William Gilbert

4c A Thread of History

7 Magnetic Storm

4d A Thread of History

8 Magnetometer

4e A Thread of History

9 Kristian Birkeland

4f A Thread of History

10 Stoermer's Thesis (=his lifework)

4g A Thread of History

11 Sidney Chapman

4h A Thread of History

12 Charged Particle Motion B.S. (before Sputnik)

13 DISCOVERY

14a After Sputnik

15 Huntsville's finest hour

14b After Sputnik

16 Van Allen Radiation Belts

17 Spacecraft Era

18 Modern Magnetosphere Cartoon

19 PREDICTION

20 Space Weather

21 Solar Storms

22 ISTP Composite Storm

23 Solar Stereo

24 660 Satellite Constellation

25 Tuna Can Nanosat

26 DETECTION

27 Short History of Space Detectors

28 HELIX

29 Summary