Cosmicrays

09.21.17
The universe's most energetic particles have traveled a long way
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The universe's most energetic particles have traveled a long way

They originate in far-away galaxies, rather than in the Milky Way's center.

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07.25.17
NASA wants your origami ideas for its spacecraft radiation shield
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NASA wants your origami ideas for its spacecraft radiation shield

The shield will protect future spacefarers from developing deadly diseases due to radiation.

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11.30.16
NASA's Antarctica balloons will study cosmic rays and neutrinos
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NASA's Antarctica balloons will study cosmic rays and neutrinos

The polar region is an ideal place to study the secrets of the universe.

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10.26.15
Egypt hunts for hidden pyramid chambers with cosmic rays
10.26.15

Egypt hunts for hidden pyramid chambers with cosmic rays

The team might use a similar technique to find the legendary burial chamber of Queen Nefertiti.

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10.13.14
Scientists want you to find cosmic rays using your phone's camera
10.13.14

Scientists want you to find cosmic rays using your phone's camera

Cosmic ray particles hit Earth's atmosphere all the time, but finding them is tough; even the most...

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08.07.12
Radio astronomy pioneer Sir Bernard Lovell dies at 98
08.07.12

Radio astronomy pioneer Sir Bernard Lovell dies at 98

Astronomy just lost one of its vanguards, as Sir Bernard Lovell has died at 98. The UK-born scient...

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08.25.10
$2 billion antimatter detector to go on last shuttle mission, taxpayers agree it better find -something
08.25.10

$2 billion antimatter detector to go on last shuttle mission, taxpayers agree it better find -something

The airspace above the Atlantic Ocean will get a lot more expensive tomorrow as a U.S. Airforce Gal...

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03.09.08
Intel patents cosmic ray detectors on-a-chip. What a relief.
03.09.08

Intel patents cosmic ray detectors on-a-chip. What a relief.

That great perpetrator of worldly ills, the cosmic ray, has at last met its match. Intel has patent...

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