News tagged with cosmic rays

IceCube spies unexplained pattern of cosmic rays

(PhysOrg.com) -- Though still under construction, the IceCube Neutrino Observatory at the South Pole is already delivering scientific results - including an early finding about a phenomenon the telescope was ...

dateJul 27, 2010 in Astronomy
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A Mine for Dark Matter

(PhysOrg.com) -- Deep in a mine 230 stories underground, physicists are trying to detect dark matter, the mysterious stuff that makes up nearly a quarter of the universe. Last December, tantalizing rumors ...

dateJun 23, 2010 in General Physics
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Capturing More Gamma Rays

Stefan Funk wants to improve ground-based gamma ray imaging systems. Today's best instruments have their limits, Funk noted, and newer, more sensitive equipment is required to enter the next stage of astrophysical research. ...

dateApr 13, 2010 in General Physics
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Live long and prosper, Xanthoria elegans

(PhysOrg.com) -- Space is a hostile environment for living things, but small organisms on the Expose-E experiment unit outside Europe's Columbus ISS laboratory module have resisted the solar UV radiation, ...

dateFeb 01, 2010 in Space Exploration
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