Earth Just Got Blasted With the Highest-Energy Photons Ever Recorded – But Scientists Don’t Understand What Created Them

Earth just got blasted with the highest-energy photons ever recorded. The gamma rays, which clocked in at well over 100 tera-electronvolts (10 times what LHC can produce) seem to originate from a pulsar lurking in the heart of the Crab Nebula. But scientists still aren’t exactly sure what generated them. Astronomers using the Tibet AS-gamma … Continue reading Earth Just Got Blasted With the Highest-Energy Photons Ever Recorded – But Scientists Don’t Understand What Created Them