cosmic rays

Anti-Helium Generated in the Large Hadron Collider can Help in the Search for Dark Matter

Researchers from CERN's ALICE Collaboration have come up with a new way to search for Dark Matter: look for anti-helium-3…

1 month ago

The Most Devastating Solar Storms in History are Scoured Into Tree Rings

Trees are like sentinels that preserve a record of shifting climates. Their growth rings hold that history and dendrochronology studies…

3 months ago

Cosmic Rays can Help Keep the World's Clocks in Sync

The world has a robust, accurate timekeeping system that regulates our clocks. Humanity uses it for everything we do, from…

9 months ago

Astronomy Jargon 101: Cosmic Rays

In this series we are exploring the weird and wonderful world of astronomy jargon! You’ll have to be careful around today's…

1 year ago

Finally an Answer to why Gamma Rays are Coming From Seemingly Empty Space

A galaxy survey has shown us the origin of gamma rays from empty space.

1 year ago

Cosmic Rays Erode Away All But the Largest Interstellar Objects

So far we know of only two interstellar objects (ISO) to visit our Solar System. They are 'Oumuamua and 2I/Borisov.…

1 year ago

Astronomers Locate the Source of High-Energy Cosmic Rays

Using a novel approach, a team of researchers has confirmed that the elusive source of cosmic rays is indeed supernova…

1 year ago

Astronomers Have Tracked Down the Source of High Energy Cosmic Rays to Regions Within the Milky Way Itself

Using a new observatory, a team of Chinese astronomers have found over a dozen sources of ultra-high energy cosmic rays.…

2 years ago

The Universe is Constantly Bathing you in Radiation. Incredibly, This Could be Used for Medical Diagnosis

Walk into any modern hospital, and you'll find a medical imaging department. Medical imaging uses x-rays, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI),…

2 years ago

Balloon-Based Cosmic Ray Observatory is Now on its Second Trip Around Antarctica

The SuperTIGER-2 flight just completed its second tour around Antarctica in its mission to determine the origin and nature of…

3 years ago