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An Identity Problem on a Galactic Scale

August 8, 2019

At the center of certain galaxies are objects of such tremendous brightness they outshine the rest of their…
Cosmic ray telescope launches from Antarctica

December 20, 2018

The eye of the tiger is flying high above Antarctica once again. Washington University in St. Louis announced…
Scientists find evidence of far – distant neutrino source

July 17, 2018

An international team of scientists, including from the University of Adelaide and Curtin University, has found the first…
IceCube Neutrinos Point to Long-Sought Cosmic Ray Accelerator

July 16, 2018

An international team of scientists, including two researchers from Georgia Tech, has found the first evidence of a…
NASA’s NuSTAR mission proves superstar Eta Carinae shoots cosmic rays

July 10, 2018

A new study using data from NASA’s NuSTAR space telescope suggests that Eta Carinae, the most luminous and massive stellar…
NuSTAR Mission Proves Superstar Eta Carinae Shoots Cosmic Rays

July 5, 2018

“We know the blast waves of exploded stars can accelerate cosmic ray particles to speeds comparable to that…
Across the universe, fast radio bursts ‘shout and twist’

January 11, 2018

An international group of astronomers has found that the Cornell-discovered fast radio burst FRB 121102 – a brief,…
Sunlight holds the key to planet’s shine

December 27, 2017

Changes in solar activity influence the colour and formation of clouds around the planet, researchers at Oxford and…
Wales gets its first network of cosmic ray detectors

December 1, 2017

he particles, known as cosmic rays, travel from deep space at nearly the speed of light and are…
Study confirms cosmic rays have extragalactic origins

September 25, 2017

In an article published Sep. 22 in the journal Science, a group of more than 400 scientists from…
Mystery solved: Super-energetic space particles crash to Earth from far away

September 22, 2017

Super-energetic space particles, which were thought to have been blasted toward Earth from somewhere outside our solar system,…
Stellar Corpse Sheds Light on Cosmic Rays

September 6, 2017

The origin of cosmic rays, high-energy particles from outer space unceasingly impinging on Earth, is among the most…
Crab nebula in the limelight: a unified model for the entire radiation spectrum

September 5, 2017

The origin of cosmic rays, high-energy particles from outer space constantly impacting on Earth, is among the most…
New Mission Going to the Space Station to Explore Mysteries of ‘Cosmic Rain’

August 12, 2017

A new experiment set for an Aug. 14 launch to the International Space Station will provide an unprecedented…
NASA’s New Spectrometer to Help Future Crews Cope with Cosmic Radiation

April 5, 2017

One of the main health concerns of living and working in space is the long-term exposure to high…
NASA Studies Cosmic Radiation to Protect High-Altitude Travelers

January 28, 2017

NASA scientists studying high-altitude radiation recently published new results on the effects of cosmic radiation in our atmosphere.…
There’s a jet stream in our core

December 20, 2016

We would normally associate jet streams with the weather but, thanks to ESA’s magnetic field mission, scientists have…
Physicists Leapfrog Accelerators with Ultrahigh Energy Cosmic Rays

November 6, 2016

An international team of physicists has developed a pioneering approach to using Ultrahigh Energy Cosmic Rays (UHECRs)—the highest…
Sun activity has a direct impact on Earth’s cloud cover

August 25, 2016

Solar variations affect the abundance of clouds in our atmosphere, a new study lead by DTU Space suggests.…
Scientists’ Innovation Began With ‘Wanting to Understand Why’

July 6, 2016

NASA’s Journey to Mars will require groundbreaking technologies and solutions to many complex problems. For a pair of…
Experiments shine light on exotic cosmic rays

May 4, 2016

The Earth is under constant bombardment by subatomic particles called cosmic rays, including some, known as ultra-high-energy cosmic…
Microscopic ‘clocks’ time distance to source of galactic cosmic rays

April 25, 2016

Most of the cosmic rays arriving at Earth  from our galaxy come from nearby clusters of massive stars,…
Cosmic flight: JefferSat Cosmic Ray Mission

January 11, 2016

On a stunningly clear October morning, a 400-foot-tall NASA high-altitude balloon rose from an airport runway in Fort…
Annual Antarctic Ozone Hole Larger and Formed Later in 2015

October 31, 2015

The 2015 Antarctic ozone hole area was larger and formed later than in recent years, said scientists from…
High-energy observatory launches this week

August 20, 2015

If everything goes according to plan, on Wednesday, Aug. 19, at 6:45 a.m. St. Louis time, NASA TV will broadcast…
Research investigates whether solar events could trigger birth defects on Earth

July 22, 2015

Studies find airplane crews at high altitude are exposed to potentially harmful levels of radiation from cosmic rays.…
Cosmic ray observatory to expand

June 15, 2015

Physicists plan a $6.4 million expansion of the $25 million Telescope Array observatory in Utah so they can…
LArSoft provides common framework for neutrino experiments

May 19, 2015

Liquid-argon time projection chamber (TPC) detectors play a critical role in measuring the properties of neutrinos and their…
Summer, winter and muons

May 18, 2015

The MINOS detectors at Fermilab and in Soudan, Minnesota, were built to study neutrino oscillations over a vast…
HAWC Observatory to study universe’s most energetic phenomena

March 23, 2015

Supernovae, neutron star collisions and active galactic nuclei are among the most energetic phenomena in the known universe.…
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