CREAM Team Finds Surprising Features in Cosmic Ray Energy Spectra

In May a University of Maryland-led team of scientists reported previously unknown features in the energy spectra of cosmic ray nuclei. Their findings contradict aspects of a prevailing model for how cosmic rays from outside our solar system may be accelerated to their very high energies by the expanding shock waves generated when massive stars explode as supernovas. Read More


JQI in The Washingtonian

An article, about Joint Quantum Institute Scientists unlocking the mysteries of atoms, appears in The Washingtonian magazine. The article, entitled Quantum Leap, can be found in the publication's June 2010 issue.