Tech Transfer: Radiation Chip
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 271 , Segment 6
Episode: Panama Papers, American Religiosity, German Ambassador
- Apr 11, 2016 9:00 pm
- 19:47 mins
Guests: Mike Wirthlin, PhD, Electrical and Computer Engineering Professor at BYU; Dave Brown, BYU's Technology Transfer Office One of the challenges NASA must solve before going to Mars is how to protect astronauts from the sun’s radiation during the long trip. We’re protected from the most harmful radiation here on Earth by a magnetic band at the outer edge of the atmosphere. To solve the radiation problem, NASA’s been running contests and offering prizes to people who offer good ideas.