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Hotspot for Cosmic Rays: Touring the Telescope Array Project in Utah

Hotspot for Cosmic Rays: Touring the Telescope Array Project in Utah

MORE The scintillation detectors at the Telescope Array near Delta, Utah, are spread out across the desert to study high energy particles from space called cosmic rays. An unconventional telescope spreads across Utah’s dry Bonneville lake bed. Made up of hundreds of giant rusty detectors, the instrument studies cosmic rays, the high-energy particles that come from distant universal sources and Earth’s atmosphere. The Telescope Array (TA) project is made up of instruments that collect the particles produced when cosmic rays…

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