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Student-built planeterrella recreates Earth’s vivid light shows in miniature


February 13, 2017

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The Northern Lights can now be seen in Iowa, thanks to an NSF-funded plasma physicist's outreach project. University of Iowa students have recreated in miniature Earth's auroras, the dancing waves of color in the polar skies, by building a planeterrella, the only one of its kind in Iowa and one of just a handful in the U.S.Full Story

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