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Solar Astrophysics in the Lab

Special | 59m 43s

David Weisberg, Research Assistant, Department of Physics, UW-Madison, explores the unknown physics surrounding the center of our solar system, the sun. Research at the Madison Plasma Dynamo Experiment attempts to reproduce the basic mechanism of magnetic field generation theorized to occur in the sun.

Aired: 05/13/13

Rating: TV-G

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