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Van Allen a.k.a. Dennis Rafkin is a fictional character from the 2001 film Thirteen Ghosts.

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Google previewPortrait and Biographical Album of Vermilion County, Illinois (1889)

Containing Full Page Portraits and Biographical Sketches of Prominent and Representative Citizens of the County

Van Allen is a Republican both by inheritance and a most decided preference for the principles of this party. At the time of Gen. Garfield's election as President of the United States the father of ...

Google previewPaper (1918)

Devoted to the Manufacture, Sale and Use of Pulp and Paper

Van Allen is a well known pulp ...

Google previewIllustrated Encyclopedia of Applied and Engineering Physics, Three-Volume Set (2017)

by Robert Splinter

emit radiation discovered and described by the astrophysicist from the United States, James Alfred Van Allen (1914–2006). The belts represent particles that ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Space Age (2010)

by Paul Dickson

Van Allen radiation belt(s). Also called Van Allen belt(s) or zones. Two doughnut- shaped zones of intense radiation—magnetic fields and trapped atomic particles —surrounding the Earth outside the atmosphere, concentrated at altitudes of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Space and Astronomy (2009)

by Joseph A. Angelo

Van Allen radiation belts contested space technology race. In a desperate attempt to gather political influence, both cold war adversaries started pumping large quantities of money into the construction of military and scientific (civilian) ...

Google previewThe American Heritage Science Dictionary (2005)

by American Heritage Dictionary

The polar auroras are caused when some of the charged particles from the outer Van Allen belt hit the upper atmosphere. The Van Allen belt is named after its discoverer, American astrophysicist James Van Allen (born 1914). 100,000 volts ...

Google previewDictionary of Eponyms (2013)

by Martin Manser

Van Allen belts The Van Allen belts, two regions of electrically charged particles surrounding the earth in the outer atmosphere, are named after the American physicist James Alfred Van Allen (1914–2006). It was during the International ...

Google previewBiographical Encyclopedia of Scientists, Third Edition (2008)

by John Daintith

Van Allen, James Alfred (1914–2006) American physicist Van Allen was born at Mount Pleasant, Iowa. After graduating from the Iowa Wesleyan College ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Scientists (1999)

by Derek Gjertsen

Van Allen, James Alfred (1914– ) American physicist Van Allen was born at Mount Pleasant, Iowa. After graduating from the Iowa Wesleyan College in ...

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We had an erector set, and I was an avid fan of Popular Mechanics and Popular Science magazines. (James Van Allen)
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