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Science Terms That We All Pretend To KnowIn the spirit of scientific community and understanding, let's clear up some misconceptions around a few of the most misunderstood scientific terms. Let’s boldly go where no man has gone before.
- radiata pine,
- radiate crown,
- radiate ligament of rib,
- radiation biology,
- radiation damage,
- radiation dermatitis,
- radiation fog,
- radiation of corpus callosum
Origin of radiation belt
First recorded in 1955–60
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a region in the magnetosphere of a planet in which charged particles are trapped by the planet's magnetic field, an example being the earth's Van Allen belts
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