Essential Guide to the EU – Chapter 6
Currents, Filaments and Pinches

6.1  Thermal Motion and Current It is important to distinguish between random thermal motion and uniform linear motion in a plasma. The latter is an electric current which flows due to the presence of an electric field. The random thermal motion is measured by the temperature of the plasma, or …

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Nox Aeterna

Sep 27, 2011 Do so-called “accretion disks” around presumptive black holes generate gamma-rays? “Now it is quite clear to me that there are no solid spheres in the heavens, and those that have been devised by the authors to save the appearances, exist only in the imagination.” — Tycho Brahe …

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