Authors: Henry D. May
An enormous amount of effort has been expended over the past sixty years in attempts to understand the cause of the solar wind, with virtually no progress toward developing an understanding of the precise processes involved in the acceleration process. Here I show how the solar wind can be accounted for simply as a consequence of the acceleration of thermal protons and ions by electrodynamic forces from an electric field which pervades the heliosphere.
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[v1] 13 Oct 2011
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