Radiation In the Press


The Robusta 1B satellite was launched succesfully launched on 2017-06-23. The 1 kg cube-sat was developed by the University of Montpellier and will study the effect of space radiation on bipolar transistors. 


This is good news for spacecraft that are orbiting in the region and can be damaged by high levels of radiation. Read more here (Los Alamos National Laboratory). 


You may not realize it but alien subatomic particles raining down from outer space are wreaking low-grade havoc on your smartphones, computers and other personal electronic devices. Read more here, from Vanderbit Research News



Extreme radiation levels expected for the 100 km, 100 TeV centre of mass Future Circulate Collider. This will pose challenges both for detector materials and electrnics and qualification of accelerator equipment to ensure its reliability and availability. Read more here.

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