Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 24 - Think and Explain - Page 467-468: 65


Cosmic rays that are deflected by Earth's magnetic fields can be trapped in the Van Allen radiation belts. These high-energy charged particles are unhealthy for astronauts.

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