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Third Van Allen belt

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Feb28-13, 02:57 PM
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Found this interesting article.

Here’s another: NASA probes that are exploring the treacherous twin Van Allen radiation belts encircling the Earth spied a third, unexpected band of radiation that burst into view and then disappeared, scientists reported Thursday.
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Article includes short NASA video and informational links.

A third, albeit temporary radiation belt is discovered.
The Van Allen belts, the "first major discovery of the space age", shrink and swell in response to the sun's energy, according to NASA.

Mar1-13, 10:58 AM
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Thats a better link than te one I posted love the pics as well. Thanks for that

Greg Bernhardt
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Third Van Allen belt

Here is a link straight from NASA with a video

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