Tag: radiation belts

  • operation argus

    Operation Argus may seem an oddity, but an article at Air & Space Smithsonian, “Oldies & Oddities: Homebuilt Radiation Belt”, makes clear it still has implications today. Nicholas Christofilos, a greek […]

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  • starfish prime

    Starfish Prime was a series of high altitude nuclear tests in the Pacific Ocean, conducted by military from Johnston Island. On July 9, 1962, a hydrogen bomb lifted 250 miles […]

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