Magnetosphere Current Affairs, GK & News

New Code by Indian Scientists to study magnetosphere of the earth

The Indian Scientists at the Indian Institute of Geomagnetism has developed fluid simulation code to study electric field structure in the magnetosphere of the earth. Significance The study will help to plan the future space missions. The study will also lead to control fusion experiments to fulfill ever-expanding energy demands of humanity. Highlights The scientists ..

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Indian Scientists Discover model to predict Ionospheric Electron Density

The Indian Institute of Geomagnetism researchers have developed a model that will predict electronic density of ionosphere. This is highly important for the communication and navigation on the earth. Highlights The researchers developed an Artificial Neural Networks based Global Ionospheric Model (ANNIM) to predict ionospheric electron density. The model was developed by using data collected ..

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What is an Aurora?

Aurora was also known as polar lights (northern lights or aurora borealis and southern lights or aurora australis).It is a natural display of lights in the sky in Arctic and Antarctic regions.  It is caused when streams of charged particles from Sun collide with particles from gases like oxygen and nitrogen present in the atmosphere ..

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NASA’s MMS mission sets Guinness world record

NASA’s Magnetospheric Multiscale (MMS) mission  has set the Guinness world record for highest altitude fix of a Global Positioning System (GPS) signal. The four MMS satellites operating in a highly elliptical orbit around Earth has set the record at 70,006.4 kilometres above the surface of the Earth. About Magnetospheric Multiscale (MMS) Mission NASA’s MMS mission ..

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