Beryllium-7identified for predicting monsoon
Lucrezia Terzi, a researcher at the Belgian Nuclear Research Centre (SCKCEN), has come up with a new way of predicting the monsoon at a science and technology conference organised in Vienna by the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organisation (CTBTO). The new ..
Tags: Atmosphere of Earth • Beryllium • Chemical elements • Cosmic ray • Ionizing radiation
Researchers at GRAPES-3 muon telescope facility in Ooty measures electrical potential, size and height of a thundercloud
For the first time in the world, researchers at the GRAPES-3 muon telescope facility in Ooty have measured the electrical potential, size and height of a thundercloud that passed overhead on December 1, 2014. The study of thunderclouds is helpful ..
Tags: Astroparticle physics • Atmospheric electricity • Cosmic ray • GAMMA • GRAPES-3
Thin band of Anti-protons covers Earth- Study
Recently, a study was published in the ‘Astrophysical Journal Letters’, which has confirmed the theoretical work that predicted the Earth’s magnetic field could trap antimatter. A team of researchers led by the University of Bari, for the first time spotted ..
Tags: Antimatter • Baryons • Cosmic ray • Geomagnetism • Natural sciences