Reconnection in Roiling Magnetic Fields (video) University of California - Berkeley Share Print E-Mail Loading video... Caption Intense electric currents (bright regions in the animation) form between magnetic islands of the magnetosheath turbulence. Magnetic reconnection (not shown) occurs in such current layers to dissipate turbulent magnetic energy. Credit Colby Haggerty, University of Chicago, and Tulasi Parashar, University of Delaware Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.