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NASA Keeps Watch Over Space Explosions

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Portal origin URL: NASA Keeps Watch Over Space ExplosionsPortal origin nid: 435818Published: Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 14:00Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: NASA's Magnetospheric Multiscale mission has been observing a type of space explosion called magnetic reconnection for three years. MMS just witnessed such an explosion in a unique location: the part of Earth’s magnetic environment trailing behind the planet, away from the Sun — with enough resolution to reveal its true nature more clearly.Portal image: conceptual animation depicting MMS observation of magnetic reconnectionScience Categories: Sun

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