NASA Finally Admited Hidden Portals Opening Above Earth!
Hidden Portals In Earth’s Magnetic Field
“The portal” is an extraordinary opening in space or time that connects travelers to distant realms. A good portal is a shortcut, a guide, a door into the unknown. If only they actually existed…
It turns out that they do, sort of, and a NASA-funded researcher at the University of Iowa has figured out how to find them.
“We call them X-points or electron diffusion regions,” explained plasma physicist Jack Scudder of the University of Iowa.
“They’re places where the magnetic field of Earth connects to the magnetic field of the Sun, creating an uninterrupted path leading from our own planet to the sun’s atmosphere 93 million miles away.”
Observations by NASA’s THEMIS spacecraft and Europe’s Cluster probes suggested that these magnetic portals open and close dozens of times each day. They’re typically located a few tens of thousands of kilometers from Earth where the geomagnetic field meets the onrushing solar wind.
Most portals are small and short-lived; others are yawning, vast, and sustained. Tons of energetic particles can flow through the openings, heating Earth’s upper atmosphere, sparking geomagnetic storms, and igniting bright polar auroras.
MMS Mission Overview
NASA launched the Magnetospheric Multiscale Mission, or MMS, mission on March 12, 2015. MMS consists of four identical spacecraft that orbit around Earth through the dynamic magnetic system surrounding our planet to study a little-understood phenomenon called magnetic reconnection.
Magnetic reconnection is a phenomenon unique to plasma, that is, the mix of positively and negatively charged particles that make up the stars, fill space and account for an estimated 99 percent of the observable universe.
MMS travels directly through areas near Earth known to be magnetic reconnection sites. On the sun-side of Earth, reconnection can link the sun’s magnetic field lines to Earth’s magnetic field lines, allowing material and energy from the sun to funnel into Earth’s magnetic environment. On the night side of Earth, reconnection is believed to help trigger aurora, also known as the northern and southern lights.
Reconnection occurs when magnetic field lines cross and release a gigantic burst of energy. It is a fundamental process throughout the universe that taps energy stored in magnetic fields and converts it into heat and energy in the form of charged particle acceleration and large-scale flows of matter.
However, magnetic reconnection can only be studied in our solar system and it is most accessible in near-Earth space. Besides MMS, no mission is currently dedicated to the study of this phenomenon.
January 18, 2018