News tagged with dust emission

Gamma-ray emission from Terzan 5

(PhysOrg.com) -- The H.E.S.S. telescope system in Namibia discovered a new source of very-high-energy gamma-rays from the direction of the globular cluster Terzan 5. Being very likely located in the outer ...

Jun 24, 2011 4.8 / 5 (4) 2 | with audio podcast

Tracking down particulates

Wood-burning stoves are enjoying a surge in popularity. But burning biomass releases fine dust particles that are hazardous to health. Consequently, new legal limits for particulate emissions from such stoves ...

Dec 02, 2010 1 / 5 (1) 0

Blushing dusty nebula

On Earth, we tend to find dust nothing more than a nuisance that blankets our furniture and causes us to sneeze. Cosmic dust can also be a hindrance to astronomers because cameras using visible light cannot ...

Dec 01, 2009 4.5 / 5 (2) 1

Tracing ultra-fine dust

Limit values for fine dust emissions are based on total particle weight. It is the ultra-fine particles, however, that are particularly harmful to health. A new technique separates them by size and identifies ...

Oct 05, 2009 3.5 / 5 (2) 0
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