NASA to launch scientific balloon to study rare cosmic particles

NASA to launch scientific balloon to study rare cosmic particles

Washington, December 7 (IANS) NASA plans to launch on December 10 a balloon-borne instrument to collect information on cosmic rays, high-energy particles from beyond the solar system that enter Earth’s atmosphere every moment of every day.   The instrument, called the Super Trans-Iron Galactic Element Recorder (SuperTIGER), is designed to study rare heavy nuclei, which […]