Waves In Earth's Radiation Belt Get Mapped

Friday, May 29, 2009 - 13:21 in Astronomy & Space

Chorus waves, a type of electromagnetic emission generated by electrons in Earth's radiation belt, play an important role in both accelerating and removing the energetic radiation belt electrons that can disrupt satellite electronics and disturb communications with ground-based operators.

Read the whole article on Science Daily

More from Science Daily

Latest Science Newsletter

Get the latest and most popular science news articles of the week in your Inbox! It's free!

Check out our next project, Biology.Net