Chinese and Japanese scientists at the giant ASgamma array in Tibet have detected the most powerful cosmic ray ever observed, emanating from the Crab Nebula. Photo: Handout
Chinese and Japanese scientists at the giant ASgamma array in Tibet have detected the most powerful cosmic ray ever observed, emanating from the Crab Nebula. Photo: Handout
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Highest energy cosmic ray recorded by scientists in Tibet

  • Chinese and Japanese researchers detect most powerful gamma ray ever seen
  • Light particle travels 4,500 light years to Earth from the Crab Nebula

Chinese and Japanese scientists at the giant ASgamma array in Tibet have detected the most powerful cosmic ray ever observed, emanating from the Crab Nebula. Photo: Handout
Chinese and Japanese scientists at the giant ASgamma array in Tibet have detected the most powerful cosmic ray ever observed, emanating from the Crab Nebula. Photo: Handout
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