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March 10 2017: Meteorite Paleomagnetism

Posted on Jan 4, 2017 in Seminars

Roger Fu (Harvard University)

Magnetic fields permeated the partially ionized gas of the solar nebula and may have also been generated by metallic core dynamos in early-forming planetesimals. I will talk about paleomagnetic experiments on meteorites that yield information on the evolution of the protoplanetary disk and the accretion of planetary bodies