Probes give clues about Van Allen belt particles

07/28/2013 | Nature (free content)

Scientists have found evidence that the Van Allen belts circling the Earth accelerate the particles within them, rather than picking them up elsewhere, thanks to data received from two NASA space probes. "We have in this one event been able to really distinguish between the different ways that particles can be accelerated," said study co-author Harlan Spence of the University of New Hampshire in Durham.

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