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Milagro Detects Cosmic Ray Hot Spots


November 25, 2008

two distinct hot spots The University of Maryland-led Milagro collaboration, comprised of scientists from 16 institutions across the United States, has discovered two nearby regions with an unexpected excess of cosmic rays. This is the second finding of a source of galactic cosmic rays relatively near Earth announced in the past week. Full Story

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