Researchers Reveal How Mars Has Discreet Auroras Without Presence of Global Magnetic Field

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A team of scientists at the University of Iowa, US, have discovered how discrete auroras form on Mars in the absence of a global magnetic field. It has been reported that discrete auroras on the Red Planet are governed by the localised interaction between the solar wind and magnetic fields generated by the crust on Mars – unlike Earth, where auroras appear when part...

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