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comment by asdfoster

Very cool! Not my cup of tea personally, sounds like the worst of E&M, fluid dynamics and atmospheric science all rolled into one. But still, always cool to see another astronomer around.

But yeah, I feel you about the lack of pretty pictures. I've got some nice plots for you to ogle, but nothing of the actual planets. Just some blobby pixelated images of their host stars.

Still, the pretty stuff is cool and generates a lot of public excitement which is always nice.

Also, I wouldn't sell your field short. I'm assuming that you're studying plasma around the sun, and those CMEs and stuff can be pretty beautiful.

EDIT: I added some stuff.

am_Unition  ·  2167 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Hey now, a little bit of magnetohydrodynamics never hurt anyone. :)

See you around!

asdfoster  ·  2167 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Well, maybe not, but I'm so used to hydrodynamics as it applies to atmospheres that adding in charges and magnetic fields just seems like it would make everything so much more complicated. You're a braver man than I to tackle it. Nice meeting you!