Last Updated: Thursday, December 05, 2013, 16:06
Astronomers have used observations from a novel instrument to look at magnetic fields at the heart of gamma-ray bursts, the most energetic explosions in the universe.
Last Updated: Friday, November 22, 2013, 12:16
Cosmic explosion caused by the death of a star in a distant galaxy became the focus of astronomers around the world after it occurred in April.
Last Updated: Thursday, August 22, 2013, 12:34
One of Fermi`s most striking results so far was the discovery of giant bubbles extending more than 25,000 light-years above and below the plane of our galaxy.
Last Updated: Sunday, August 04, 2013, 16:13
NASA`s Hubble Space Telescope has discovered that short-duration gamma ray bursts are produced by the merger of two small, super-dense stellar objects.
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 30, 2013, 15:19
Astrophysicists from the Irkutsk State University here have begun the construction of the world`s largest gamma-ray telescope Tunka-HiSCORE.
Last Updated: Thursday, July 18, 2013, 09:46
Unlike elements like carbon or iron, gold cannot be created within a star instead it can only be formed by a cataclysmic event.
Last Updated: Wednesday, May 29, 2013, 12:22
A lethal gamma-ray burst from a star about 8000 light years away could hit earth and possibly wipe out a quarter of our atmospheric ozone, astronomers have revealed.
Last Updated: Saturday, May 04, 2013, 13:40
Astronomers from around the world were blown away by a record-setting blast of gamma rays from a dying star in a distant galaxy.
Last Updated: Wednesday, April 17, 2013, 12:17
Two international teams of astronomers studying long-lasting gamma-ray bursts (GRBs) have concluded that they likely arose from the catastrophic death of supergiant stars hundreds of times larger than the Sun.
Last Updated: Monday, April 15, 2013, 18:21
Hawc gamma-ray telescope, which aims to capture the Universe`s highest-energy particles and light, has snapped its first-ever image.
Last Updated: Friday, February 15, 2013, 14:47
Analysis of data from NASA`s Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope has provided the first clear-cut evidence the expanding debris of exploded stars produces some of the fastest-moving matter in the universe.
Last Updated: Wednesday, February 06, 2013, 19:06
AGATA has been developed by the STFC’s Nuclear Physics Group, and a group of UK universities funded by STFC, with the aim of studying the very rarest and heaviest elements predicted to exist.
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