Title'Space bubbles' may have led to deadly battle in Afghanistan
Publication TypeWeb Article
Year of Publication2014
AuthorsShultz, D
Series TitleScience AAAS
Last Update Date09/2014
KeywordsSpace bubble

One of the deadliest battles of the U.S. war in Afghanistan may have been caused by plasma bubbles. That’s the conclusion of this unusual study, which finds that the turbulent pockets of ionized gas may have deflected U.S. military satellite radio signals enough to cause temporary communications blackouts in the region. Be sure to check out the amazing artwork.


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