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Fraser
2008-Nov-04, 09:00 AM
British scientists invent "mini-magnetosphere" to protect astronauts during solar storms.Space travel during a solar storm just became a little less risky. UK scientists working at Rutherford Appleton Laboratory near Oxford and the universities of York and Strathclyde have tested a "mini-magnetosphere" enveloping a model spacecraft in the lab. It turns out that their prototype offers [...]

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