Latest High Energy Stereoscopic System Stories
The HESS-II (High Energy Stereoscopic System) telescope in Namibia has detected gamma rays of only 30 Giga electron volts (GeV) from the Vela pulsar.
In August, physicists will gather to celebrate a century of research since the discovery of cosmic rays.
NEW YORK, May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hess Corporation today announced the newest addition to the company's Miniature Truck series - a limited edition helicopter transporter. Each year, the Miniature Truck series pays tribute to a popular Hess holiday Toy Truck from the past.
NEW YORK, Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Hess Corporation is introducing a virtual new chapter to its 46-year-old Hess Toy Truck holiday tradition with the launch of its first-ever interactive game, the Hess Jet Game.
Washington University physicists are closing in on the origin of cosmic rays.
Quite a few distant galaxies turn out to be cosmic delivery rooms. Large numbers of massive stars are born in the hearts of these starburst galaxies, and later explode as supernovae.
The largest-ever gamma-ray telescope is set to collect its â€œfirst lightâ€ at an opening ceremony on Saturday.
An international team of astrophysicists using telescopes on the ground and in space have uncovered surprising changes in radiation emitted by an active galaxy.
By working in synergy with a ground-based telescope array, the joint Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)/NASA Suzaku X-ray observatory is shedding new light on some of the most energetic objects in our galaxy, but objects that remain shrouded in mystery.
A team of astronomers from France and South Africa announced the first catalog of a new type of gamma-ray source, a dozen clouds of â€œrelicâ€ radiation from dead stars that reveal information about the energetic past of these celestial objects.
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