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China Observatory Detects Sources of Gamma Rays

Large High Altitude Air Shower Observatory (LHAASO) of China has recently detected dozen sources of ultra-high-energy gamma rays. Key Facts LHAASO cosmic ray observatory has discovered 12 sources of ultrahigh-energy photons. It has also detected a photon with energy level of 1.4 peta-electron volt. All these sources are located at positions in milky way galaxy ..

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What are Quasars? How do they help in understanding Universe?

Recently, a group of astronomers have discovered a dozen of quasars that were warped by naturally occurring cosmic lens. Warping is twisting. With this discovery, the number of known quasars have increased by 25%. This can help to determine the expansion rate of the universe and will also help address other mysteries. What are Quasars? ..

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Birth of New Planets witnessed first time in human history

The SPHERE instrument of the Very Large Telescope has captured the birth of new planet in the AB Aurigae star system recently. This is the first time in human history the birth of a star is being witnessed. Highlights The birth of the new star was depicted by the European Southern Observatory. The image depicts ..

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Antarctic Impulsive Transient Antenna (ANTIA) finds high energy particles from ice

The NASA researchers have found high energy particles erupting from ice in the Antarctic region. The researchers believe that these particles are proof to parallel universe. ANTIA The ANTIA is high-energy cosmic neutrino that detect radio pulses that are being emitted by Antarctic ice sheet. The neutrinos in the ice produce radio pulses due to ..

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Neutrino Observatory in India

India is constructing a giant Neutrino Observatory (INO) in a 1,300 meters (4,300 ft) deep cave under Ino Peak near Theni, Tamil Nadu, India. The INO is a particle physics research project to primarily observe and study atmospheric neutrinos. The project is anticipated to provide a precise measurement of neutrino mixing parameters and will be ..

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