Tag: cosmic rays

Voyager 2 Finally Enters Interstellar Space

Voyager 2 Finally Enters Interstellar Space

Voyager 2 has become the second probe to break through the Heliopause. One of the most popular explorers of our age, Voyager 2, was launched on 20th August 1977 with the intentions of studying the outer planets. However, it exceeded all the expectations (just like its twin Voyager 1) and entered the interstellar space on…

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Gamma-ray Bursts could be a Source of the OMG-Particle

Gamma-ray Bursts could be a Source of the OMG-Particle

Massive explosions in the far-off galaxies could be the reason behind strange cosmic rays. Vast as the world around us may seem, each bit of our universe is formed by the copious amount of particles. The type and size of these particles change from one object to another. Small particles (neutron, proton, and electron) help…

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Multimessenger Astronomy is the reason behind the Discovery of a Cosmic-Ray Source

Multimessenger Astronomy is the reason behind the Discovery of a Cosmic-Ray Source

Neutrinos helped the scientists to figure out a source of the cosmic rays. Cosmic rays have been entering the atmosphere of our planet ever since. The source of these rays have always been a mystery for astronomers as they couldn’t figure out a scientific explanation for their opinions. Having said that, the announcement of an…

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What is Earth’s Magnetic Field and how is it Manifesting?

What is Earth’s Magnetic Field and how is it Manifesting?

Earth’s Magnetic Field ensures smooth movement of Earth and protects us from foreign threats like cosmic rays and solar wind. The magnetic field of Earth, also known as Surface Magnetic Field, is defined as a magnetic dipole having one pole near the geographic North Pole while the other one resides near the geographic South Pole.…

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