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NASA’s Van Allen Probes Find Human-Made Bubble Shrouding Earth



Humans have long been shaping Earth’s landscape, but now scientists know we can shape our near-space environment as well. A certain type of communications — very low frequency, or VLF, radio communications — have been found to interact with particles in space, affecting how and where they move. At times, these interactions can create a barrier around Earth against natural high energy particle radiation in space. These results, part of a comprehensive paper on human-induced space weather, were recently published in Space Science Reviews.

Read more: https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2017/nasas-van-allen-probes-spot-man-made-barrier-shrouding-earth

Credit: NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center/Genna Duberstein, Krystofer Kim and Mary Pat Hrybyk-Keith

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