Supernova Shock Waves

Supernovae Seed Universe With Cosmic Rays

by Tammy Plotner February 15, 2013

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 mainly protons, cruising along through space at nearly the speed of light. The rest […]

2 comments Read the full article →