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Fraser
2010-Nov-23, 05:50 PM
Many objects in the solar system have strong magnetic fields which deflect the charged particles of the solar wind, creating a bubble known as the magnetosphere. On Earth, this protects us from some of the more harmful solar rays and diverts them to create beautiful aurorae. Although not shielding like (at least to our knowledge), [...]

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