Students solve a 60-year-old space radiation mystery
They found the origin of energetic electrons in the inner Van Allen Belt.
Cosmic rays unlock new secrets in Egypt's Great Pyramid
Is this hidden chamber where we’ll find the Stargate?
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.
NASA wants your origami ideas for its spacecraft radiation shield
The shield will protect future spacefarers from developing deadly diseases due to radiation.
Mars astronauts at greater risk of cancer than previously thought
Cosmic rays are much more of a threat than expected.
NASA's Antarctica balloons will study cosmic rays and neutrinos
The polar region is an ideal place to study the secrets of the universe.
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.
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...
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...