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UCLan research to protect astronauts

17th May 2013

Our very own Silvia Dalla, known to many of you as Distance Learning Course Leader until September 2013 and Mike Marsh recently published work on solar flares. They have developed a method of tracking solar flare radiation that can be used to warn International Space Station astronauts if harmful radiation is heading their way.

Image of solar prominence eruption

The UCLan team, with Dr Silvia Dalla and Dr Mike Marsh, recently presented their findings to the international conference of the American Geophysical Union in Mexico on Friday 17th May.

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