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2014-07-05 05:47:46

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.

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.

2011-05-19 12:41:00

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.

2010-11-30 13:42:00

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.

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2009-12-07 11:25:00

Washington University physicists are closing in on the origin of cosmic rays.

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2009-10-03 11:13:58

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.

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2009-04-24 13:35:00

The largest-ever gamma-ray telescope is set to collect its “first light” at an opening ceremony on Saturday.

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2009-03-19 09:50:00

An international team of astrophysicists using telescopes on the ground and in space have uncovered surprising changes in radiation emitted by an active galaxy.

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2007-12-20 16:14:54

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.

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2007-02-06 08:06:34

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 “relic” radiation from dead stars that reveal information about the energetic past of these celestial objects.


Word of the Day
palinode
  • A poem in which the author retracts something said in an earlier poem.
The word 'palinode' comes from Greek roots meaning 'again' and 'song'.
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