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Van Allen, James Alfred

Saltos de línea: James Al¦fred Van Allen
Pronunciación: /van ˈalən
 
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Definición de Van Allen, James Alfred en inglés:

( 1914–2006), American physicist. He used balloons and rockets to study cosmic radiation in the upper atmosphere, showing that specific zones of high radiation were the result of charged particles from the solar wind being trapped in two belts around the earth.

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