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September 22, 2023
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Plasma Patch Atlas

High above the surface of the Earth, flow giant, invisible clouds of charged gas that can degrade radio transmissions, disrupt GPS Signals and play havoc with other communications and navigation systems. But they’re not always showing up when scientists predicted. This year geophysicist Alex Chartier traveled across Antarctica to figure out what’s going on in Earth’s upper atmosphere.

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