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NASA’s Van Allen Probes discover invisible force shield around Earth


In what continues to awe cosmic scientists, researchers have found that there is actually an invisible force field that shields high energy electrons from doing harm to satellites and astronauts – high up some 7,200 miles above the Earth. And this invisible shield works just as can be seen in Star Trek.

Located within the Van Allen radiation belts, the Earth’s magnetic field is held in place by two large rings that are composed of fast-moving particles. And according to Professor Daniel Baker of the University of Colorado, “It’s almost like these electrons are running into a glass wall in the space. Somewhat like the shields created by force fields on Star Trek that were used to repel alien weapons, we are seeing an invisible shield blocking these electrons. It’s an extremely puzzling phenomenon.”

And as strong proof that the shield field composed of highly charged electrons is in place, it stopped a pair of probes that were launched in 2012 in their paths before they came any near to the force field – but then, the probes were launched to learn more about the Van Allen belts.

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Although Professor Baker conceded that “I think the key here is to keep observing the region in exquisite detail, which we can do because of the powerful instruments on the Van Allen probes,” researchers have strong reasons to believe that the shield has nothing to do with radio signals from Earth or its magnetic fields. The Earth is just wrapped up in the invisible shield making up the force field, and it continues to be an object of contemplation for space researchers.


  1. But we are still not coming clean on the Apollo hoax, and we certainly are not going to mention that they would have been totally exposed to this and a whole bunch more radiation in space…. even as we discover all kinds of new threats to life out there.

    • sorry but you are wrong. unless they were caught in a solar flare directly the only potentially deadly radiation they would have faced would have been the van Allen belt.

      but the radiation in the van Allen belt is comprised of high-energy protons which are easy to shield against. besides that the van Allen belts are concentrated around the equator and all lunar missions flew around them, and the potential expositor to them was fairly short.

      yes they were exposed to much more radiation then they would have faced on earth but they weren’t out therefor long. a 6 month say in ISS would give a higher radiation expositor then a complete lunar missions would have. yet no one has died on one of those.

      • I’m sorry “The Countess” but you are so totally wrong, as you can see in these remarks from one nasa scientist. “Galactic cosmic radiation poses a significant threat to future astronauts. The possibility that radiation exposure in space may give rise to health problems such as cancer has long been recognized. However, this study shows for the first time that exposure to radiation levels equivalent to a mission to Mars could produce cognitive problems and speed up changes in the brain that are associated with Alzheimer’s disease… These findings clearly suggest that exposure to radiation in space has the potential to accelerate the development of Alzheimer’s disease. This is yet another factor that NASA, which is clearly concerned about the health risks to its astronauts, will need to take into account as it plans future missions.”

        • do you even know how long a mars missions lasts vs the missions to the moon?

          the journey TO mars alone already takes 20 to 40 times as long as a whole moon mission did! and once on mars you have to wait for the planet to get close again which takes over a year, and then the return journey.

          the dangers of space radiation is in its accumulative effects. the longer you are in space the more you absorb. if you get above a certain point it becomes dangerous. the lunar missions didn’t last long enough to even get close to that point!


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