And now, exoplanet’s magnetic field estimated by scientists

November 22, 2014 7:12 PM

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Researchers say that they have unlocked the mystery of the magnetic field of an alien world for the first time. Analyzing extraordinary fast winds slamming against a planet from its star is the answer to determining the strength of the magnetic field of that planet.

Scientists say that this research could also help estimate the strength of other exoplanets’ magnetic fields. An exoplanet is a planet located beyond the solar system and orbits a different star.

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