Thread: Alfven waves
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sparkle123
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Jan11-12, 06:49 PM
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Hello,

What do Alfven waves look like?
Say you have a spherical galaxy. What would the Alfven waves of the three lowest frequencies look like? I read that they are transverse waves but I can't visualize a spherical transverse wave.

Thanks! :)
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