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Question 1: The features are interesting, for example, because they are very sharp, spatially intermittent (the distance between features is much larger than the features themselves), or have a ________ form.
Mandelbrot setFractalChaos theoryFractal analysis

Question 2: This can and does cause extremely complex behavior, such as the generation of plasma double layers, an object which separates charge over a few tens of ________.
Debye lengthAvogadro constantDebye–Hückel equationIonic strength

Question 3: Inside a corona discharge ________ generator

Question 4: Striations or string-like structures[14] are seen in many plasmas, like the plasma ball (image above), the aurora,[15] ________,[16] electric arcs, solar flares,[17] and supernova remnants.

Question 5: But the existence of charged particles causes the plasma to generate and can be affected by ________.
Maxwell's equationsMagnetic fieldMagnetismMagnetic moment

Question 6: In astrophysical plasmas, Debye screening prevents electric fields from directly affecting the plasma over large distances, i.e., greater than the ________.
Ionic strengthDebye–Hückel equationAvogadro constantDebye length

Question 7: Electric currents, and in particular, magnetic-field-aligned electric currents (which are sometimes generically referred to as "________"), are also observed in the Earth's aurora, and in plasma filaments.
Birkeland currentVan Allen radiation beltAurora (astronomy)Magnetosphere chronology

Question 8: [4] All the ________ are made of plasma, and even the space between the stars is filled with a plasma, albeit a very sparse one.
SupernovaStellar classificationBinary starStar

Question 9: Examples include the magnetosphere, ________, and heliospheric current sheet.
HeliosphereSunSolar windBow shock

Question 10: [18] They are sometimes associated with larger current densities, and the interaction with the magnetic field can form a ________ structure.
Van Allen radiation beltMagnetosphere chronologyBirkeland currentAurora (astronomy)

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