Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Gamma rays

The best look ever at a giant flare

Brilliant magnetar eruption in the neighboring galaxies could aid search in the Milky Way.

A game-changing perovskite material can detect gamma rays

“Game changer” perovskite can detect gamma rays.

Milky Way’s brightest gamma-ray binary system may be powered by a magnetar star

The emission is caused by an interaction between the magnetar’s magnetic fields and dense stellar winds.

Chernobyl fungus could protect astronauts from harmful space radiation

The protective shield can be grown on-site from a sample weighing only a few grams.

New method to classify all gamma-ray bursts (GRBs)

Separating Gamma-Ray Bursts

The second-most distant confirmed short gamma-ray burst (SGRB) discovered

The International Gemini Observatory and W. M. Keck Observatory catch Short Gamma-Ray Burst within hours.

Gamma-Ray Bursts is powered by the collapse of a dying star’s magnetic field

Gamma-ray bursts (GRBs) are the most powerful explosions in the universe, and when a jet points towards Earth, the afterglow can be detected from...

A new effort to bring astronomy and people closer

Public Outreach and Education Committee (POEC) of the Astronomical Society of India (ASI), and the AstroSat Training and Outreach Team is all set to...

New detector to count 2 to 5 million gamma rays per second

Heather Crawford, a staff scientist in the Nuclear Science Division at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, along with her colleagues...

Modeling Astronomical Observations

A new study gives occasion to feel qualms about one once in the past favored clarification for why a plenitude of positrons- the antimatter counterparts...

How Long can Microorganisms Live on Mars

Scientists at Lomonosov MSU, Faculty of Soil Science have recently identified the resistance microorganisms have against gamma radiation at very low temperatures. The temperature on Mars...

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