Solving for B, substituting, and calculating:
A cosmic ray proton moving toward the Earth at 6.5 × 107 m/s experiences a magnetic force of 1.55 × 10-16 N .
a) What is the strength of the magnetic field if there is a 45º angle between it and the proton’s velocity?
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