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Jake Simon

 Assistant Professor

 Iowa State University

Magnetorotational Instability Turbulence 

 

Evolution of a magnetized gas in a local, disk patch.  Due to the magnetorotational instability, the system is violently unstable, unleashing considerable turbulence on the disk gas.  The gas density is first shown, followed by the magnetic field strength.