#’Interplanetary Shock’ Strikes Earth’s Radiation Belt – Effects Observed By Van Allen Probes | Video

The twin NASA probes captured data on March 17, 2015 of a shockwave supercharging the Van Allen radiation belts. The ‘interplanetary shock’ was created by a coronal mass ejection (CME) from the sun.

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