Scientists at China's Lhaaso observatory have detected the strongest light sources of cosmic rays ever recorded from a constellation in the Milky Way, a find that could overturn humanity's understanding of the galaxy. Photo: Xinhua
Scientists at China's Lhaaso observatory have detected the strongest light sources of cosmic rays ever recorded from a constellation in the Milky Way, a find that could overturn humanity's understanding of the galaxy. Photo: Xinhua
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Light years ahead in China’s study of cosmic rays

  • China is leading international efforts in basic research on astronomy that may help redefine our understanding of physics

Scientists at China's Lhaaso observatory have detected the strongest light sources of cosmic rays ever recorded from a constellation in the Milky Way, a find that could overturn humanity's understanding of the galaxy. Photo: Xinhua
Scientists at China's Lhaaso observatory have detected the strongest light sources of cosmic rays ever recorded from a constellation in the Milky Way, a find that could overturn humanity's understanding of the galaxy. Photo: Xinhua
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