Gamma rays

Even the Quiet Supermassive Black Holes are Blasting out Neutrinos and Gamma Rays

Is there anywhere in the Universe where we can escape from radiation? Certainly not here on Earth. And not in…

2 weeks 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.

4 weeks 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…

2 months ago

Jupiter Could Make an Ideal Dark Matter Detector

So, you want to find dark matter, but you don't know where to look? A giant planet might be exactly…

6 months ago

Is Dark Matter Responsible for Extra Gamma Rays Coming From the Center of the Milky Way?

For years astronomers have puzzled over a strange excess of gamma rays coming from the galactic center. Annihilating dark matter…

6 months ago

A new way to see Inside Neutron Stars

Astronomers study neutron stars using a method made famous by jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald.

6 months ago

Past Supernovae Could be Written Into Tree Rings

A new study by CU Boulder geoscientist Robert Brakenridge shows how nearby supernovae could have disrupted Earth's climate in the…

11 months ago

The Destruction of Dark Matter isn’t Causing Extra Radiation at the Core of the Milky Way

While recent studies suggest that dark matter interactions might create gamma rays, a new study of gamma rays in our…

1 year ago

New Simulation Shows Exactly What Dark Matter Would Look Like If We Could See It

A detailed simulation of dark matter finds that dark matter haloes form in a wide range of sizes.

1 year ago

Gamma-Ray Telescopes Can Measure the Diameters of Other Stars

Four gamma ray telescopes have used a new method of interferometry to measure the size of two stars.

1 year ago