One of the problems with manned deep space travel is the amount of radiation astronauts will receive. While a mission to Mars won’t necessarily be fatal, the increased radiation from both the Sun and cosmic rays could pose some health complications, such as a bigger risk of developing cancer.
CERN scientists said that they were using magnesium diboride to create superconducting coils as part of the European Space Radiation Superconducting Shield (SR2S) project. These coils would create an artificial magnetosphere around a spacecraft, which would deflect incoming particles – much like Earth’s magnetosphere protects us from harm. It’s not clear if the coils would surround the entire spacecraft, though.
there are many challenges that must be overcome before such a shield can be built, such as testing out and comparing a number of possible magnetic configurations.
**Obviously they are trying to steal our technology for heading to the Core...
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