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Magnetic buoyancy in the Sun

Naturevolume 277pages4142 (1979) | Download Citation

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THE concept of ‘magnetic buoyancy’ was introduced1 as a possible mechanism by which magnetic fields from within the Sun might come to the surface and contribute to its magnetic activity. We discuss this concept here and consider its effect on solar dynamics.

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  1. Jesus College, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK

    • D. J. ACHESON

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