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Third Van Allen belt

  1. Feb 28, 2013 #1
    http://www.washingtonpost.com/natio...c7a66c-81c9-11e2-b99e-6baf4ebe42df_story.html

    Found this interesting article.

     
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  3. Mar 1, 2013 #2

    Dotini

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    http://www.space.com/20004-earth-radiation-belt-discovery.html
    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.

    Respectfully,
    Steve
     
  4. Mar 1, 2013 #3
    Thats a better link than te one I posted love the pics as well. Thanks for that
     
  5. Mar 1, 2013 #4

    Greg Bernhardt

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