Electric Winds and Earth Geology | Space News

Thunderblog -- Sputtering Canyons, Part 3 dsci0149

In the conclusion of this three-part presentation, Andrew Hall continues his meticulous analysis of compelling evidence for electrical scarring throughout the American Southwest. In parts one and two, Hall explored the complex electrical discharge process called a sputtering discharge, and how this process might have shaped the breathtaking features on …

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Who Still Denies Electric Currents in Space? | Space News

Space News -- Chris Reeve 2 (1)

As we’ve reported recently, new papers in peer-reviewed astrophysical journals propose that powerful electric currents flow in extra-galactic jets and that the jets themselves are “fundamentally electromagnetic structures.” However, if you follow science media, it’s likely that you’ve not noticed any attempt to contextualize the development as significant for astrophysics. …

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