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November 13, 2016
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Research resolves a debate over ‘killer electrons’ in space

Findings by UCLA-led team hold promise for new ways to protect telecommunication and navigation satellites New findings by a UCLA-led international team of researchers answer a fundamental question about our space environment and will help scientists develop methods to protect … Continue reading

September 25, 2015
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Scientists’ discovery of zebra stripes in space resolves a half-century mystery

Study by UCLA researchers and others could explain mysterious plasma waves in space In the 1960s, NASA launched six satellites to study the Earth’s atmosphere, magnetosphere and the space between Earth and the moon. Using observations from those satellites, Christopher … Continue reading

September 29, 2013
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UCLA scientists explain the formation of unusual ring of radiation in space

Since the discovery of the Van Allen radiation belts in 1958, space scientists have believed these belts encircling the Earth consist of two doughnut-shaped rings of highly charged particles — an inner ring of high-energy electrons and energetic positive ions … Continue reading

January 31, 2012
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UCLA Astronomers Solve Mystery of Vanishing Electrons

*Findings further efforts to better predict geomagnetic storms in space* UCLA researchers have explained the puzzling disappearing act of energetic electrons in Earth’s outer radiation belt, using data collected from a fleet of orbiting spacecraft. In a paper published Jan. 29 … Continue reading