View Full Version : Scientists Design "Ion Shield" To Protect Astronauts From Solar Wind Radiation

2008-Jan-28, 01:40 AM
British scientists are working to build an invisible magnetic "Ion Shield" to be used during missions in space. A minature solar wind has been created in an Oxfordshire laboratory to simulate the highly charged particles emitted from the Sun and a magnetic "bubble" is being conceived to surround future spaceships. The magnetic field should have [...]

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2008-Jan-28, 07:30 PM
Cool! If it works, it makes living in space a whole lot easier! :dance: