Sounds of Earth’s Magnetic Drum in Space by NASA

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Sounds of Earth’s Magnetic Drum in Space by NASA

Using data from NASA’s THEMIS mission, scientists have discovered that when the magnetopause — the outer boundary of Earth’s protective magnetic field — is struck by a jet of plasma from the Sun, it vibrates like a drum. Waves echo back and forth along its surface, much like they do on top of a drumhead. Read the full story: https://go.nasa.gov/2RUS7Le