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Van Allen probes discover a third radiation belt around Earth
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Van Allen probes discover a third radiation belt around Earth

by AstroAggregatorMarch 8, 2013

Earlier this week, NASA’s Van Allen probes mission (formerly known as the Radiation Belt Storm Probes) made the announcement that a third radiation belt has been discovered around the Earth in addition to the two that were previously known.

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Van Allen mission sheds new light on Earth’s Radiation Belts
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Van Allen mission sheds new light on Earth’s Radiation Belts

by AstroAggregatorDecember 25, 2012

Launched only a short time ago, NASA’s mission to explore the Earth’s Van Allen radiation belts has revealed a wealth of data about this recently-discovered phenomenon.

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