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Research group unveils properties of cosmic-ray sulfur and the composition of other primary cosmic rays

by | Jul 17, 2023

Charged cosmic rays, high-energy clusters of particles moving through space, were first described in 1912 by physicist Victor Hess. Since their discovery, they have been the topic of numerous astrophysics studies aimed at better understanding their origin, acceleration and propagation through space, using satellite data or other experimental methods.