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

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new observatory has begun formal operations in Mexico. The High-Altitude Water Cherenkov (HAWC) Gamma Ray Observatory is designed to study the origins of very high-energy cosmic rays and observe the most energetic objects in the known universe. The HAWC uses a unique detection technique that is different from the classical astronomical design of mirrors, lenses, and antennae, making the extraordinary observatory a significant boost...

2012-12-06 05:03:31

Geothermal Resources Council announces the best geothermal presentations showcased at the 36th GRC Annual Meeting Davis, CA. (PRWEB) December 05, 2012 The Geothermal Resources Council (GRC) has announced the outstanding presentations from the global geothermal community for 2012. The judging was made in each of the technical sessions held in early October at the 36th GRC Annual Meeting in Reno, the world´s largest annual geothermal event. The judging criteria included the technical...

Image 1 - New Facets Of The Vela Pulsar Wind Nebula
2012-01-26 05:28:55

Astronomers studying the Vela pulsar wind nebula with ESA's INTEGRAL observatory have successfully resolved its morphology in the hard X-ray band, for the first time. This pulsar-powered nebula is the most extended individual source yet observed at these energies. The study exploited a special imaging technique to reveal a new component of the source that likely consists of highly energetic electrons that have escaped from the core of the nebula in the last few thousand years. One of the...

2011-12-09 10:18:00

COSTA MESA, Calif., Dec. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Following in the footsteps of Hyundai's Tau V8 engine, the 1.6-liter GDI Gamma engine, which debuted on the all-new Accent, has been named one of the Ward's 10 Best Engines by WardsAuto World. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20091001/HYUNDAILOGO) "Hyundai spent three years on the list with its excellent Tau 5.0-liter V-8, but 2012 brings evidence the auto maker can deliver world-class small engines as well," writes...

2011-11-07 10:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Gamma Labs announced today their new Gaming Initiative, Gamma Gamers, a new website (www.gammagamers.com) where fans can find the most comprehensive, up-to-date information on Gamma Labs sponsored MLG Pro gamers. A launch event will take place at GameStop in Culver City Monday night. In addition to introducing their new initiative, Gamma Labs will be promoting their Pre-Training Formula (PTF), a supplement perfect for gamers at all levels. With...

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2011-05-11 12:55:00

A gamma-ray burst released by the Crab Nebula on April 12 has shocked astronomers, reports BBC News. The Crab Nebula was once thought to be the steadiest high-energy source in the sky. "For 40 years, most astronomers regarded the Crab as a standard candle," Colleen Wilson-Hodge, an astrophysicist at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., said in a previous statement posted in January. "Now, for the first time, we're clearly seeing how much our candle flickers," she said....

2009-07-02 16:08:20

NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope -- able to identify pulsars by gamma-ray emissions -- has provided data for two studies, U.S. officials said. International teams of astronomers say they've analyzed gamma-rays from two dozen pulsars, including 16 discovered by Fermi. A pulsar is the rapidly spinning and highly magnetized core left after a massive star explodes, NASA said. Since the demise of the Compton Gamma Ray Observatory a decade ago, we've wondered about the nature of unidentified...

2009-07-01 06:45:00

FREMONT, Calif., July 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Exar Corporation (Nasdaq: EXAR) announced the addition of Gamma, a Russian-based semiconductor distributor and representative, to extend its sales and distribution coverage into Russia. "Gamma is a well respected established, broad-line distributor in Russia, with developed customer engagements in the communications and industrial automation segments that are complementary for Exar," said Paul Stafford, director of distribution sales, Exar....