Dangling from a balloon high above Antarctica, a particle detector has spotted something that standard physics is at a loss to explain.
The 2018 Michelson Postdoctoral Prize was awarded to Tim Linden for his work bridging Astrophysics and Particle Physics. He will spend the week of Oct 1 – 5 in residence in Cleveland during which time he will give three seminars and a colloquium.
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Researchers are stumped by the sun’s high-energy gamma-ray emissions, which were examined over most of the solar cycle for the first time by Ohio State astrophysicists John Beacom, Annika Peter and Tim Linden.
Black holes, befitting their name and general vibe, are hard to find and harder to study. You can eavesdrop on small ones from the gravitational waves that echo through space when they collide—but that technique is new, and still rare.