SETI Surfing Magnetic Waves in the Solar Atmosphere


Larry Klaes (lklaes@bbn.com)
Fri, 09 Jul 1999 10:01:40 -0400


Do you think we could "surf" spacecraft on these
solar magnetic waves to achieve these very fast
speeds in order to reach celestial destinations
in much faster times than now?

Larry

>Date: Thu, 8 Jul 1999 15:16:05 -0500
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>NASA Science News for July 8, 1999:
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>Surfing Magnetic Waves in the Solar Atmosphere: NASA Scientists
>announced today the results of dual-observations from the
>SOHO and Spartan satellites, describing how the solar wind achieves its
>high-speed of up to 500 miles per second - by "surfing" magnetic waves
>in the Sun's outer atmosphere. Details at:
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> http://science.nasa.gov/newhome/headlines/ast08jul99_2.htm
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