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Current Issue: Summer 2014, Vol. 16, No. 2
MAGNETIC WAYS TO FIND LIFE ON OTHER PLANETS
It’s a paradox that while the sun is an essential component for life on Earth, we need protection from its radioactive particles. Magnetic fields that surround our planet shield us from radioactive particles that are constantly blown towards the Earth by solar winds at one million miles per hour.