Cherenkov Radiation

Quasars are the Biggest Particle Accelerators in the Universe

We puny humans think we can accelerate particles? Look how proud we are of the Large Hadron Collider. But any…

1 year ago

An Extremely Rare Gamma Ray Emitting Neutron Star Binary Has Been Found

The VERITAS collaboration recently discovered a binary system with a very high-energy gamma-ray neutron star, the rarest and most extreme…

3 years ago

The Earth Does Stop the Occasional Neutrino

A new study by the IceCube collaboration has shown that Earth stops the occasional neutrino, thus confirming a prediction made…

4 years ago

A New Prototype Telescope Proves Itself Worthy

The ASTRI telescope - a prototype for a new type of gamma-ray telescope located on Mount Etna, Siciliy - just…

5 years ago

Detector With Real-time Alert Capability Waits Patiently For Supernova Neutrinos

Researchers at the Super-Kamiokande Observatory hope to be able to learn more about the elusive neutrino particle, thanks to a…

5 years ago

Faster-Than-Light Lasers Could “Illuminate” the Universe

It's a cornerstone of modern physics that nothing in the Universe is faster than the speed of light (c). However,…

7 years ago