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Neutrinos on Ice: Detection Balloon Heads to Antarctica

Source: Scientific American – scientificamerican.com By Katie Mulrey Right now, somewhere in the Milky Way, a proton is traveling though supernova remnant shock waves, bouncing around in extreme magnetic fields and gaining energy and speed. Eventually the proton will gain … Continue reading

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NASA-Funded Science Balloons Launch in Antarctica

Source: nasa.gov By: Karen C. Fox, NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center In the bright light of Antarctica’s summer sun, a NASA mission launched its first 18 science balloons between Dec. 27, 2013, and Feb. 2, 2014.

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