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Author Herndon, J. Marvin
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Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science
Subject Keyword Natural Nuclear Fission Reactor ♦ Magnetic Field Generation ♦ Geomagnetic Field ♦ Dynamo Mechanism ♦ Earth-core Convection ♦ Fission-product Sub-shell ♦ Solar System ♦ Magnetic Field ♦ Planetary Magnetic Field ♦ Iron-alloy Core ♦ Fundamental Problem ♦ Natural Planetocentric Nuclear Fission Reactor ♦ Planetary Magnetic Field Generation
Abstract Abstract: One of the most fundamental problems in physics has been to understand the nature of the mechanism that generates the geomagnetic field and the magnetic fields of other planets and satellites. For decades, the dynamo mechanism, thought to be responsible for generating the geomagnetic field and other planetary magnetic fields, has been ascribed to convection in each planet’s iron-alloy core. Recently, I described the problems inherent in Earth-core convection and proposed instead that the geomagnetic field is produced by convection in the electrically conductive, fluid, fission-product sub-shell of a natural nuclear fission reactor at the center of the Earth, called the georeactor. Here I set forth in detail the commonality in the Solar System of the matter like that of the inside of the Earth, which is my basis for generalizing the concept of planetary magnetic field generation by natural planetocentric nuclear fission reactors.
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG ♦ Career/Technical Study
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2007-01-01