marți, 20 iulie 2010

Final Mercury Flyby Reveals Huge Magnetic "Power Surges"

- Things happeneing on Mercury that "we clearly do not understand," expert says.
The space weather report for Mercury: stormy, with a chance of power surges.
New data from the third and final flyby of the MESSENGER (MErcury Surface, Space ENvironment, GEochemistry, and Ranging) spacecraft have revealed surprisingly intense electromagnetic storms in Mercury's magnetic "tail," part of the planet's magnetic field. Full story: