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Title: The Perils of Space Weather

The Sun’s continuous bombardment of the Earth with high-energy electrons, protons, and other nuclei results in space weather that can wreak havoc on the nation’s satellites, aircraft, communications nmore »etworks, navigation systems, and the electric power grid. Because of the potential for space weather to so critically impact national security, Los Alamos National Laboratory has been studying it for decades, designing and building space-based sensors to detect emissions from potential nuclear events here on Earth and to study natural and man-made radiation in space.« less
Title: The Perils of Space Weather
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Publication Date: 2017-04-27
OSTI Identifier: 1369047
Resource Type: Multimedia
Research Org: Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org: USDOE
Subject: 79 ASTRONOMY AND ASTROPHYSICS ; 46 INSTRUMENTATION RELATED TO NUCLEAR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY ; 98 NUCLEAR DISARMAMENT, SAFEGUARDS, AND PHYSICAL PROTECTION ; LANL ; VAN ALLEN RADIATION BELT ; SATELLITES ; RADIATION BELTS ; NUCLEAR TEST BAN TREATY ; SPACE WEATHER ; SPACE STORMS ; CHARGED PARTICLES
Country of Publication: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 00:02:13
System Entry Date: 2018-05-23