Tag: earth protection

Van Allen Belt

September 27, 2021

The Van Allen Belt is an atmosphere in which high-energy charged particles are blocked by our Earth’s magnetic field. The radiation belt was discovered in 1958 by James van Allen, a physicist at the University of Iowa (USA).What are particles?The Van Allen belt has an outer belt and an inner belt .The outer belt is…

Ozone layer

September 22, 2021

The ozone layer is the layer with the highest levels of ozone (O3) in the Earth’s atmosphere. This layer absorbs 93-99% of the ultraviolet rays emitted by the sun, which are harmful to terrestrial organisms: ultraviolet rays. About 91% of the ozone in the Earth’s atmosphere is found in this region. It is located at…