Physics and Astronomy News Archive: October 2013

Image: Unusual rings of radiation in space explained
Unusual rings of radiation in space explained
Source: UCLA   Posted: 10/4/13
UCLA scientists explain the formation of unusual ring of radiation in space In pondering the mysterious ring in the Earth's Van Allen belts, researchers made a crucial discovery: Not all high-energy particles obey the same physics.

Image: Earth habitable for at least another 1.75 billion years
Earth habitable for at least another 1.75 billion years
Source: UEA UK   Posted: 10/4/13
Habitable conditions on Earth will be possible for at least another 1.75 billion years – according to astrobiologists at the University of East Anglia.