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Estimates of heating rates in the near-Sun environment, Cole Meyer, UG '24 (2264813)

The solar corona is a magnetized plasma that forms the outermost region of the Sun and, surprisingly, is much hotter than the surface of the Sun itself. The corona is also the birthplace of the solar…

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Launching Ultrathin Foil Floating Capabilities at the Princeton Space Physics Lab, Nina Arcot, G1 and Grace Gong, UG '22 (3956977)

The SWAPI (Solar Wind and Pickup Ions) instrument on NASA’s IMAP (Interstellar Mapping and Acceleration Probe) mission uses ultrathin (~10 nm) carbon foils for coincidence measurements. Other…

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