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We may finally know where the ‘ghost particles’ that surround us come from
Neutrinos, meet IceCube.
Deep Space Travel Could Damage Astronauts’ Brains
Rodents suffer from cognitive problems months after encountering space-like radiation
Maybe Alien Life Runs On Cosmic Rays Instead Of Sunlight
Deadly radiation could be breakfast for microbes on rogue planets, comets, and more
A Supernova Might Have Abetted A Mass Extinction On Earth
It would have slammed the planet with cosmic radiation several million years ago
Nobel Prize In Physics Goes To Scientists Who Discovered Neutrinos Have Mass
Canada's Arthur B. McDonald and Japan's Takaaki Kajita will split the nearly $1M prize
Can We Protect Planetary Explorers From Cosmic Rays?
The superhero team in Fantastic Four gained their powers from exposure to cosmic rays while aboard an experimental spacecraft. Real-life astronauts are not so lucky.
A Cosmic Ray Brought Bill Nye’s Solar Sail Back Online
Yay for rays!
NASA Is Sending Some Lucky Yeast Into Radiation-Filled Deep Space
Where no yeast has gone before
Radiation In Space May Change Astronauts’ Brain Structure
This isn't good news for a future Mars trip
This App Turns Your Phone Into A Cosmic Ray Detector
Donate your phone's capabilities to science! Plus, if physicists use data from your phone in their paper, then you'll get credited as an author.