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NASA will hold a news conference at 1:30 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, April 3, to discuss the first results of the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer (AMS) experiment.
Physicists around the world are celebrating the one year anniversary of the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer (AMS).
After successfully docking with the International Space Station, the Endeavour and station crews wasted no time getting down to business installing a $2 billion cosmic ray detector with the goal of scanning the invisible universe for years to come.
The Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer-2 (AMS) destined for the International Space Station already is collecting cosmic ray signatures, even as it sits in a work stand at the Space Station Processing Facility at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, said Prof Samuel Ting, the principal investigator for the program.