BlogArena

General blog about anything and everything of everyday's life.

22. Aug 2019

June 29, 2013
by Guest Post
0 comments

NASA’s Voyager 1 Explores Final Frontier of Our ‘Solar Bubble’

PASADENA, Calif. — Data from Voyager 1, now more than 11 billion miles (18 billion kilometers) from the sun, suggest the spacecraft is closer to becoming the first human-made object to reach interstellar space. Research using Voyager 1 data and … Continue reading

June 21, 2013
by Guest Post
0 comments

Particle Accelerator That Can Fit on a Tabletop Opens New Chapter for Science Research

AUSTIN, Texas — Physicists at The University of Texas at Austin have built a tabletop particle accelerator that can generate energies and speeds previously reached only by major facilities that are hundreds of meters long and cost hundreds of millions … Continue reading

May 5, 2013
by Guest Post
0 comments

‘Tis the Season — for Plasma Changes at Saturn

Researchers working with data from NASA’s Cassini spacecraft have discovered one way the bubble of charged particles around Saturn — known as the magnetosphere — changes with the planet’s seasons. The finding provides an important clue for solving a riddle … Continue reading

October 29, 2012
by Guest Post
0 comments

State-of-the-Art Beams from Table-Top Accelerators

Berkeley Lab’s lead in laser plasma acceleration research continues with new benchmarks for electron beam quality Part One: Focusing in on beam focus The rapidly evolving technology of laser plasma accelerators (LPAs) – called “table-top accelerators” because their length can … Continue reading

October 4, 2011
by Guest Post
0 comments

Extreme Space Weather at Mercury Blasts the Planet’s Poles

ANN ARBOR, Mich.— The solar wind sandblasts the surface of planet Mercury at its poles, according to new data from a University of Michigan instrument on board NASA’s MESSENGER spacecraft. The sodium and oxygen particles the blistering solar wind kicks … Continue reading