Ricky Egeland

SOLAR COUSIN PRESENTS A MYSTERY FOR THE DYNAMO

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Thursday, December 3, 2015

What might happen to the well-known 11-year solar cycle if the Sun were spun up to rotate more than two times faster? To investigate such questions of the dependence of the Sun's internal dynamo on parameters such as rotation we must look to other stars with different physical conditions.

HAO annouces the winner of the 2014 Newkirk Fellowship

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The only recipient this year and the first winner from MSU, Ricky Egeland learned about the fellowship just moments after passing the oral examination for his doctorate in physics.

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