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A binary star as a cosmic particle accelerator

Written by  Thursday, 02 July 2020 07:50
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Hamburg, Germany (SPX) Jul 02, 2020
With a specialised telescope in Namibia a DESY-led team of researchers has proven a certain type of binary star as a new kind of source for very high-energy cosmic gamma-radiation. Eta Carinae is located 7500 lightyears away in the constellation Carina (the ship's keel) in the Southern Sky and, based on the data collected, emits gamma rays with energies all the way up to 400 gigaelectronvolts (G

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