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These days, it's really been uninteresting except when disasters occur. ---->>>

Our family was very fond of the University of Iowa. We thought it was a good place to go. ---->>>

We had an erector set, and I was an avid fan of Popular Mechanics and Popular Science magazines. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: 09-07, 1914
Die: 08-09, 2006
Occupation: Physicist

James Alfred Van Allen (September 7, 1914 – August 9, 2006) was an American space scientist at the University of Iowa. He was instrumental in establishing the field of magnetospheric research in space. The Van Allen radiation belts were named after him, following their discovery by his Geiger–Müller tube instruments on the 1958 satellites: (Explorer 1, Explorer 3, and Pioneer 3) during the International Geophysical Year (wikipedia)