Alan Hood

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Alan William Hood is a professor in the Solar and Magnetospheric Theory Group at the University of St Andrews in Scotland.[1]

He is best known for his wave heating theory involving the Coronal heating problem of the Sun's atmosphere.

He is married to Beatrice Hood, a part-time primary school teacher at St Leonard's School, St Andrews, with whom he has three children: Rachel born 1983, Alistair born 1985 and Graeme born 1987.[2]


  1. ^ "Prof Alan W Hood". University of St Andrews. Retrieved 20 January 2011. 
  2. ^ "Alan Hood's Personal Home Page". Retrieved 2016-12-29. 

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