Deeper Look – Episode 8

The knowledge about cosmic rays and the atmosphere is growing. We’ve already learned that CMEs can trigger energetic particle precipitation events just like cosmic rays, but now we are gaining a better understanding of just what type of energy it takes to penetrate down through the atmosphere. The new paper by Usoskin can be read here.

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