News tagged with ionizing radiation

Drilling Down into Mars

( -- NASA's Phoenix lander revealed water ice mere inches beneath the martian surface, and chemical evidence from the landing site strongly hints that the region is habitable. But learning whether there is life ...

dateJun 08, 2010 in Space Exploration
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Focused laser power boosts ion acceleration

An international team of physicists has used carbon nanotubes to enhance the efficiency of laser-driven particle acceleration. This significant advance brings compact sources of ionizing radiation for medical purposes closer ...

dateAug 07, 2015 in General Physics
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