Oct 23, 2022

Is our planet surrounded by a giant magnetic tunnel? Let’s find out

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It would consist of magnetic ropes.

A Dunlap Institute astronomer is speculating that our solar system may be surrounded by a magnetic tunnel that can be seen in radio waves, according to a press release by the institution published October 14.

Rope-like filaments surrounding our planet

Dr. Jennifer West, Research Associate at the Dunlap Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics, is claiming that the two bright structures seen on opposite sides of the sky that were previously considered to be separate are actually connected. They are further made of rope-like filaments that form a tunnel around our solar system.

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