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Cosmic rays and the heliosphere

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Author(s):
A.G. Izzo de Oliveira ; M. Rockenbach ; A.A. Pacini
Total Authors: 3
Document type: Journal article
Source: Revista Brasileira de Ensino de Física; v. 36, n. 2, p. -, Jun. 2014.
Abstract

This paper synthesizes the modulation of the particle flux of galactic cosmic rays during their transport inside the heliosphere and provides some fundamental references to understanding of this modulation. In this context, all elements, phenomena and events are preferably described in a theoretical-conceptual way, just using the mathematical approach when it is really indispensable. Starting from the fundamental definitions of heliospheric and cosmic rays, we discuss the mutual interactions of these elements, which is severely related to fluid dynamics and electromagnetism. The conclusion indicates the importance of this theme for the geosciences and space sciences. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 11/11581-9 - Study of the cosmic ray behavior during minimum and maximum solar activity phases, using data from the global muon detector network
Grantee:Marlos Rockenbach da Silva
Support type: Regular Research Grants
FAPESP's process: 12/08445-9 - Study of day-to-day variability of the mesosphere, thermosphere and ionosphere at low latitude and equatorial region, during the solar cycle 24
Grantee:Paulo Roberto Fagundes
Support type: Research Projects - Thematic Grants