radiation belts

An Astronomical First! A Radiation Belt Seen Outside the Solar System

For the first time, a team of astronomers has imaged the radiation belt of an object from beyond the Solar…

9 months ago

We Might Have a New Way to Push Back Space Radiation

A new study has revealed how human activity has been affected the near-space environment, creating a bubble that protects against…

7 years ago

Twin NASA Probes Find “Zebra Stripes” in Earth’s Radiation Belt

Earth's inner radiation belt displays a curiously zebra-esque striped pattern, according to the latest findings from NASA's twin Van Allen…

10 years ago

NASA Launches Twin Probes to Study Earth’s Radiation Belts

After nearly a week of weather and technical delays, NASA's Radiation Belt Storm Probes (RBSP) launched in the early morning…

11 years ago

The Van Allen Belts and the Great Electron Escape

[/caption] During the 1950s and just before the great "Space Race" began, scientists like Kristian Birkeland, Carl Stormer, and Nicholas…

12 years ago