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Scientists observed a cosmic particle accelerator as never before

Gamma-ray observatory H.E.S.S. reveals a cosmic particle acceleration process in unprecedented detail.

Seeing ultrafast dynamics of matter via a compact electron camera

DESY team demonstrates the first Terahertz enhanced electron diffractometer.

Measuring diameters of distant stars

One more indicator that gamma-ray telescopes, and their scientists, are more than meets the eye.

A new form of the rock-forming mineral discovered

Feldspars are rock-forming minerals that make up a large portion of the Earth's crust. Along the mantle geotherm, feldspars are stable at pressures up...

World’s strongest bio-material beats steel and spider silk

DESY scientists have produced the strongest bio-material that has ever been made. As compare to strongest bio-material ever known- spider silk, this artificial, but bio-degradable cellulose...

World’s fastest water heater

Using X-ray Free-Electron Lasers, scientists have opened up way in structural biology, enabling imaging of biomolecules and dynamics that were impossible to access with...

X-ray laser opens new view on Alzheimer proteins

DESY scientists have used a powerful X-ray laser to gain insights into the structure of different amyloid samples. Using x-ray laser, they discovered filamentous biomolecules...

Freeze-framing nanosecond movements of nanoparticles

A collaboration of scientists from DESY, the Advanced Photon Source APS, and National Accelerator Laboratory SLAC, both in the USA have created and incorporated another technique...

High-energy X-ray technique offers 3D images of intact biological cells

Imaging the structures of biological cells on the nanometer scale usually requires X-rays, as their short wavelengths allow to resolve the fine details. However, X-rays...

New Swiss army knife for electron beams

Scientists have created a miniature particle accelerator for electrons that can perform four different functions at the push of a button. The device that...

Edges and corners increase efficiency of catalytic converters

Catalytic converters for cleaning exhaust emission are more proficient when they utilize nanoparticles with numerous edges. This is one of the discoveries of an...

High-temperature examination opens up view on movements in Earth’s mantle

Specialists have found a conceivable clarification for the conduct of certain seismic waves in Earth's mantle, which could help to precisely outline in our...

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