Particle Acceleration

Supernovae Seed Universe With Cosmic Rays

by Tammy Plotner February 15, 2013

Want to stay on top of all the space news? Follow @universetoday on Twitter In a wave of media releases, the latest studies performed by NASA’s Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope are lighting up the world of particle astrophysics with the news of how supernovae could be the progenitor of cosmic rays. These subatomic particles are […]

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Cosmic Particle Accelerators – Let’s Dance!

by Tammy Plotner November 17, 2011

Are you ready to dance with a new discovery? ESA’s Cluster satellites are playing the tune of cosmic particle acceleration – and it’s more efficient than speculated. Now we’re taking a look at the beginnings of universal motion. By embracing a wide variety of astronomical targetry, the images are revealing shock waves where supersonic flows […]

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