WHATS IN THIS BLOG: • Space science started with Sputnik. • Discovery of Van Allen belts of radiation. • Cosmic rays. • My supervisor was famous. • Life-learnings for me.
I worked in space science for over ten years. This blog article is about my initial study of cosmic radiation. It was a critical step in my R&D career.
But first, a brief laugh. In my early days in the USA an airline stewardess leaned across the empty seats and said, “I just love your accent.” After I explained it was an Australian accent, she asked what my work was. “I’m a space scientist,” I said.… More