dynamo theory

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dynamo theory

[′dī·nə‚mō ‚thē·ə·rē]
(geophysics)
The hypothesis which explains the regular daily variations in the earth's magnetic field in terms of electrical currents in the lower ionosphere, generated by tidal motions of the ionized air across the earth's magnetic field.
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Therefore, let us go back to the main point of this article which has to do with the dynamo equation in the presence of scalar functions.