Radiation belt probe lifts off

NASA's finally launched its Radiation Belt Storm Probes (RBSP), the first twin-spacecraft mission designed to explore the Van Allen belts.

Belt of antimatter found circling Earth

The Earth is surrounded by a belt of antimatter - and it could perhaps be used to power future spacecraft, a team of scientists has suggested.

One of Jupiter's belts disappears

It seems to be a day for carelessness. First Apple loses another iPhone prototype, and now Jupiter's lost a belt.