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Magnetic Reconnection

(change in magnetic topology within a fluid)

Magnetic Reconnection is the adjustment of magnetic lines in a Magnetic Field. Magnetic reconnection around the Sun can be seen as Solar Flare sand similarly around Earth are the Auroras. A reconnection event can convert magnetic energy to kinetic and thermal energy.

(physics,magnetism,plasma,event type)

Referenced by:
Anomalous Cosmic Rays (ACR)
Current Sheet
Magnetic Arcade
Solar Flare
Stellar Flare