A new kind of signal points to neutron star mergers

"We can't throw neutron stars together in a lab to see what happens, so we have to wait until the universe does it for us..."

Gail McCormick-Penn State • futurity
April 18, 2019 ~8 min

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Do cosmic rays come from galactic bubbles?

New evidence from two galactic bubbles suggests that the bubbles, and other structures like them, may generate cosmic rays.

Nardy Baeza Bickel-Michigan • futurity
March 11, 2019 ~3 min

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Toward X-ray movies | MIT News

Low-power tabletop source of ultrashort electron beams could replace car-size laboratory devices.

Larry Hardesty | MIT News Office • mit
Nov. 22, 2016 ~8 min

 physics  x-ray  research  school-of-engineering  electrical-engineering-computer-science-eecs  research-laboratory-of-electronics

A new way to make X-rays | MIT News

MIT researchers have found a phenomenon that might lead to more compact, tunable X-ray devices made of graphene.

David L. Chandler | MIT News Office • mit
Nov. 23, 2015 ~8 min

 physics  medicine  graphene  x-ray  research  school-of-science  research-laboratory-of-electronics  nanoscience-and-nanotechnology