Can your smartphone detect very high-energy cosmic rays that hit the Earth from space? Yes, say physicists.
A new study has suggested that changes in solar activity have contributed no more than 10 per cent to global warming in the 20th century.
Cosmic rays are known to reach energies above 100 billion giga-electron volts (1011 GeV).
The international Cassini spacecraft has detected particles being accelerated to ultra-high energies, similar to the acceleration that takes place around supernova explosions .
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.
Panic gripped residents of Kashmir Valley Tuesday night following rumours that cosmic rays from Mars had entered Earth.
A possible source of ultra high-energy cosmic rays – gamma-ray bursts, has received a new lease of life in a new study.
A telescope buried deep under Antarctic ice has detected first signals of mysterious particles that bombard Earth.
An observatory still under construction in Antarctica has detected a puzzling pattern in the cosmic rays bombarding the Earth from space.
Scientists are considering relocating an underground experiment searching for dark matter to an even deeper site.
New images from NASA’s Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope are helping astronomers take a step closer to understanding the source of cosmic rays, which are some of the universe’s most energetic particles.
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