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Van Allen

James Alfred. born 1914, US physicist, noted for his use of satellites to investigate cosmic radiation in the upper atmosphere
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Soon after the discovery of the Van Allen radiation belts in 1958, American and Russian scientists concluded that the process of "cosmic ray albedo neutron decay" (CRAND) was likely the source of the high-energy particles trapped in Earth's magnetic field.
Data from the four individual NASA missions - the Magnetospheric Multiscale mission, Van Allen Probes mission, Geotail, and the Time History of Events and Macroscale Interactions during Substorms mission were used in the study along with the LANL-GEO spacecraft data.
As the first significant discovery of the space age, the Van Allen radiation belts were detected in 1958 by Professor James Van Allen and his team at the University of Iowa and were found to be composed of an inner and outer belt extending up to 25,000 miles above Earth's surface.
A sampling of the Dutch Loyalist names in Esther Clark Wright's book includes: Vanderburg, Van Buskirk (with and without "Van"), Vandewater, Van Norstrand, Van Scriver, Van Winkle, Van Amburgh, Van Allen, Alstine, Kipp, Springstead, Steenberrick (and variations), and Vroom.
Until the discovery, researchers thought the Van Allen belts always contained two zones of high-energy particles: an inner zone made mostly of protons and some electrons, and an outer zone dominated by electrons.
When Boulbol became aware of the Inspirit Foundation and its funding mandate, she invited her friend Archdeacon Kim Van Allen and the youth of All Saints' to support the application and be part of the project.
David Sibeck explains the instruments on the twin Van Allen Probes (formerly the Radiation Belt Storm Probes, RBSP).
The 56- year- old mother of six went to Van Allen Hospital in 2001 following severe abdominal pain.
Nashville State President George Van Allen said when Doochin told him about her idea, he was reminded of the positive effects he saw running a similar program in North Carolina.
In July's "How to build a better bishop," Rodger Van Allen suggests that Cardinal Sean O'Malley of Boston needed the advice of Merrimack College President Richard Santagati to choose a humble lifestyle and reach out to the Catholic community.
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