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Magnetic Reconnection

  1. Nov 25, 2006 #1
    Hello All,

    I came across this interesting article about Magnetic Reconnection and was wondering if anyone here knows anything about it. It *sort of* makes sense but I am having a hard time visualizing what the fields that are talking about look like. The article seems to talk about the interaction more so with plasmas but I'm wondering how this effect could be induced with the interaction of ordinary permanent magnets? I also read a Wikipedia article that says magnetic reconnection happens all the time if you just take a frig magnet and run it through the air (interacting with the earth's magnetic field).


    Jason O
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