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Photographing Radiation Beams In The Human Body Through The Cherenkov Effect
2014-01-24 15:40:56

A scientific breakthrough may give the field of radiation oncology new tools to increase the precision and safety of radiation treatment in cancer patients by helping doctors “see” the powerful beams of a linear accelerator as they enter or exit the body.

Mexico Observatory To Hunt For Gamma Rays In Known Universe
2013-08-22 07:35:15

A new observatory has begun formal operations in Mexico. The High-Altitude Water Cherenkov Gamma Ray Observatory is designed to study the origin of very high-energy cosmic rays and observe the most energetic objects in the known universe.

Cosmic Ray Origins Still A Mystery
2012-08-01 05:01:58

In August, physicists will gather to celebrate a century of research since the discovery of cosmic rays.

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2009-11-02 10:23:56

Experimental verification of reversed Cerenkov radiation in left-handed metamaterial.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.