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Before discussing the life and contributions of Carl Størmer, it is useful to say a few words about his country and its historical development in the nineteenth century (Fig. 1.1).


Magnetic Dipolar Field Research Administrator Rocket Technology Auroral Particle Monumental Building 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PhysicsUniversity of OsloOsloNorway
  2. 2.Institute for Scientific ResearchBoston CollegeChestnut HillUSA

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