For the orbiting gamma-ray telescope, Earth is actually the brightest source of gamma-rays, the most energetic form of light. Gamma-rays from Earth are produced when
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Striking gamma ray image from NASA’s Fermi Space Telescope shows Moon glowing brighter than Sun.
Muons reveal record-breaking thunderstorm voltage in India that exceeded one billion volts.
In this video HESS Telescopes, the enormous swiveling eyes that explore the high-energy sky.
Doomed neutron stars whirl toward their demise, creating blast of light and gravitational waves, in this stunning animation.
First light from gravitational wave source observed. Astronomers across the world photographed the event of the collision between two neutron stars, 130 million light-years away.
Astronomers captured a bursts that produced as much energy as the sun in its entire 10 billion year life.
The fastest today’s spacecraft would take 74,420 years to reach another solar system, but with antimatter propulsion could reach it in just 84 years.
NASA’s Dawn mission reveals that dwarf planet Ceres hosts an unexpectedly young cryovolcano that formed with the past billion years.
The IceCube Neutrino Observatory near the South Pole, in Antarctica, has begun to detect neutrinos, nearly invisible particles of very high energy.