Whitepaper #277 in the Decadal Survey for Solar and Space Physics (Heliophysics) 2024-2033. Main topics: basic research; infrastructure/workforce/other programmatic. Additional topics: planetary magnetospheres; state of the profession; system science; research tools and […]
The 21st century is the time of complexity. We describe what this means within Heliophysics. With the right foresight, direction, and incentive over the next ten years, Heliophysics can become a beacon for how all of society thinks about and does complexity science and how methods from complexity science can help us address our ‘wicked’ scientific challenges.