Fermi is seeing gamma rays from the side of the sun we're facing, but the emission is produced by streams of particles blasted out of solar flares on the far side of the sun.Jan 31, 2017, 09:50 AM IST
A neutron star is the crushed core of a massive star that ran out of fuel, collapsed under its own weight, and exploded as a supernova.Jun 22, 2016, 15:09 PM IST
The space observatory is scheduled to take off at 3:45 a.m. EST from the Tanegashima Space Center in Kagoshima, Japan.Feb 17, 2016, 10:41 AM IST
A newly discovered dwarf galaxy orbiting our Milky Way appears to be radiating gamma rays, according to an analysis by physicists at Carnegie Mellon, Brown and Cambridge universities.Aug 20, 2015, 18:00 PM IST
Lightweight composite metal foams are effective at blocking X-rays, gamma rays and neutron radiation and are capable of absorbing the energy of high impact collisions, says a study.Jul 19, 2015, 13:02 PM IST
Astronomers have revealed that detection of gamma rays from the newly found dwarf galaxies may provide clues for solving dark matter mystery.Mar 11, 2015, 15:35 PM IST
XMM-Newton observatory has helped scientists to discover how the Universe`s first stars ended their lives in giant explosions from the recent detection of a gamma-ray burst from a massive blue supergiant.Jul 12, 2014, 11:40 AM IST
An international team of astronomers led by Lars Fuhrmann from the Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy in Bonn, Germany, used some of the best single-dish radio telescopes for several years, in combination with NASA`s Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope, to study the place where high energy outbursts occur.May 24, 2014, 19:08 PM IST
Astronomers have found a new population of exploding stars that "switch off" their radio transmissions before collapsing into a Black Hole.Dec 22, 2013, 12:02 PM IST
New observations of the blazar known as PKS 1424+240 showed that it is the most distant known source of very-high-energy gamma rays, but its emission spectrum now appears highly unusual in light of the new data.Apr 19, 2013, 14:28 PM IST
Gamma-ray photons seen emanating from the center of the Milky Way galaxy could support the theory that dark matter exists at the center of galaxies, according to UC Irvine astrophysicists.Aug 14, 2012, 17:47 PM IST
Ahead of the Copenhagen Summit
on climate change, India today said the meeting should make
all efforts to come out with a "legally binding substantive"
outcome on tackling the pressing global challenge.