The Cause of Earth’s Magenetic Field

Date: October 17, 2017
Time: 11:00 am

Location: Planetary Hall Room 242

Featured Speaker:
John Shebalin
George Mason University, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Space Weather Lab

Abstract:
The Earth’s quasi-steady dipole magnetic field may be due to magnetohydrodynamic turbulence within the outer core. Here, the theoretical and computational results that lead to this hypothesis will be discussed, and new numerical results will be presented.