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Astrophysicists have detected pulsed gamma-ray emissions from the Crab pulsar with energies that exceed 100 billion electron-volts (GeV). These gamma-ray pulses surpass what current theoretical models of pulsars can explain.
PHOENIX, Jan. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- A new water treatment plant that removes arsenic from drinking water is now operating in Tubac. The plant was built by Arizona American Water and is partially funded by a grant from Federal Stimulus Package Funds (American Reinvestment and Recovery Act, or ARRA).
An international collaboration of 390 scientists reports the discovery of an outburst of very-high-energy (VHE) gamma radiation from the giant radio galaxy Messier 87 (M 87), accompanied by a strong rise of the radio flux measured from the direct vicinity of its super-massive black hole.
A team including 20 chain-saw operators from Southern Arizona is in Texas prepared to assist in the cleanup of damage from Hurricane Ike.
Firefighters fought and monitored several fires Sunday in the Coronado National Forest and Saguaro National Park. No structures were damaged, and there were no injuries, officials said. The Nuevo and White Tank fires, five miles west of Tubac, have burned about 9,600 acres in Coronado forest.
- The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
- In medicine, cauterization.