One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- another name for E layer
- ‘It is shown that the Heaviside layer is probably quite irregular, and that refraction of the traveling waves is probably existent’
- ‘Appleton conducted an experiment to prove that the Heaviside layer existed, and its height.’
- ‘The Heaviside layer may vary in height from 50 kilometers in the daytime to 100 kilometers at night.’
- ‘Terrestrial phenomena which I have noted conclusively show that there is no Heaviside layer, or, if it exists, it is of no effect.’
- ‘In the morning, when the Heaviside layers go back where they belong, you wake up to static.’
Early 20th century: named after O. Heaviside (see Heaviside, Oliver) and A. E. Kennelly (see Kennelly, Arthur Edwin).
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