Major scientific challenges and opportunities in understanding magnetic reconnection and related explosive phenomena throughout the universe
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Citation (published version)Hantao Ji, A. Alt, S. Antiochos, Merav Opher. 2019. "Major Scientific Challenges and Opportunities in Understanding Magnetic Reconnection and Related Explosive Phenomena throughout the Universe." Astro2020: Decadal Survey on Astronomy and Astrophysics, science white papers, no. 5; Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, Vol. 51, Issue 3, id. 5 (2019)
This is a group white paper of 100 authors (each with explicit permission via email) from 51 institutions on the topic of magnetic reconnection which is relevant to 6 thematic areas. Grand challenges and research opportunities are described in observations, numerical modeling and laboratory experiments in the upcoming decade.