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Brazilian astrophysicists make the sharpest image of the sky in gamma rays

Publicado em 05 agosto 2021
A team of four astrophysicists from the Black Holes Group at the University of São Paulo (USP) created a gamma-ray sky map. They claim to be the hottest ever. Gamma radiation, or gamma radiation, is a type of high frequency electromagnetic radiation that is usually generated by radioactive elements, subatomic processes such as the annihilation of a positron-electron pair. This type of very high-energy radiation is also of great importance in astrophysical phenomena. “Gamma rays [...]