Essential Guide to the EU – Chapter 9
Plasma Circuit Instabilities

9.1  Exploding Double Layers The inductive energy of a circuit is a function of the current and the inductance. If any inductive circuit is disrupted, for example, by opening a switch, then the inductive energy of the circuit will be released at the point of disruption. This is well-known enough …

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Comet Elenin—the Debate that Never Happened

by David Talbott The comet Elenin, a subject of intense Internet discussion for several months, seems to have disappointed everyone.  I speak here not just of the doomsayers, who were awaiting a frightful specter in recent weeks.  You might think these folks would be happy that the celebrated intruder faded …

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The Dark of the Sun

  Sep 14, 2011 Dark mode plasma phenomena exist on the Sun. The image at the top of the page is the most detailed ever taken of the Sun’s chromosphere. The smallest features are 130 kilometers in size. Each spicule is about 480 kilometers in diameter, with a length of …

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