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The following is a chronology of discoveries concerning the magnetosphere.


  1. ^ Meredith, L. H.; Van Allen, J. A.; Gottlieb, M. B. (1955-07-01). "Cosmic-Ray Intensity above the Atmosphere at High Latitudes". Physical Review. American Physical Society (APS). 99 (1): 198–209. Bibcode:1955PhRv...99..198M. doi:10.1103/physrev.99.198. ISSN 0031-899X.