Geodynamos and Stellar Magnetic Fields

In a paper in today’s journal Nature, geophysicists and astrophysicists demonstrate how collaborations can help both disciplines. In the article available online at scientists apply the models, developed to help us comprehend the nature of the Earth’s magnetic field, to the nature of the magnetic fields of Jovian planets and low mass stars themselves. If the full article is too daunting, try the news report about the paper, online at