high-energy astrophysics

high-energy astrophysics

[′hī ‚en·ər·jē as·trə′fiz·iks]
(astrophysics)
A science concerned with studies of acceleration of charged particles to high energies in space, cosmic rays, radio galaxies, pulsars, and quasi-stellar sources.
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It was the first of the three planned steps of China's high-energy astrophysics observations, and the planned eXTP would be the second.
Diana, who previously worked in high-energy astrophysics, received her BS in physics and astronomy from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, and her MS and PhD in astronomy from the University of Helsinki, Finland.
"My favourite thing is that we confirmed that colliding neutron stars power short gamma-ray bursts, solving one of the greatest mysteries in present day high-energy astrophysics.
The 60 papers in this collection cover binary stars; variable stars and cataclysmic variables; star formation; high-energy astrophysics and black holes; and galaxies, star clusters, and planets.
JUICE was selected over two other candidates - NGO, the New Gravitational wave Observatory, to hunt for gravitational waves, and ATHENA, the Advanced Telescope for High-Energy Astrophysics.
Technical advances have led to startling findings in such areas of study as high-energy astrophysics, including intensive work on the shock fronts of supernova remnants.
DEVELOPMENT OF ADVANCED SCINTILLATOR READOUT TECHNOLOGY FOR HIGH-ENERGY ASTROPHYSICS. J.
Schramm award for distinguished writing on high-energy astrophysics. Cowen and one other writer share the honor and a $1,500 prize, to be awarded at a ceremony March 25 during a meeting of the High Energy Astrophysics Division (HEAD) of the American Astronomical Society.
Dr Gerry Skinner, reader in high-energy astrophysics, invited us to take the video for an expert view, aided by his colleague Dr Ken Elliott, director of Birmingham University Observatory.
Schramm Award for High-Energy Astrophysics Science Journalism from the American Astronomical Society for his article "The Frozen Neutrino Catcher" in the January 2014 S&T.

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