All news for February 20, 2020
Understanding High-Energy Physics in Earth’s Atmosphere (Feb 20, 2020)
Thunderstorms present a variety of hazards, including emissions of ionizing radiation. An international group of scientists met at an Armenian observatory to share their findings. Read more...
Armenia's Cosmic-Ray Catchers (Feb 20, 2020)
High in the Caucasus Mountains, a former Soviet weapons-research facility now studies mysterious particles streaking in from space. Read more...
Alone on a Mountaintop, Awaiting a Very Hard Rain (Feb 20, 2020)
But the universe is still the biggest and cheapest particle accelerator of them all. And so the buildings and the instruments at Aragats remain, like ghost ships in the cosmic rain, maintained for long stretches of time by a skeleton crew of two technicians and a cook. They still wait for news that could change the universe: a quantum bullet more powerful...