The award-winning astrophysicist is using her visibility to call attention to inequalities in the Brazilian science community.
Life on Mars? Estimating Radiation Risks for Martian Astronauts
New research suggests that to minimize radiation risk for human exploration of Mars, astronauts will need to dig deep for safety.
High-Definition Imaging of the Subsurface with Cosmic Ray Muons
A new book describes muography, an imaging technique that can be used to visualize the internal density composition of geological structures.
Taking Stock of Cosmic Rays in the Solar System
Scientists seek to understand the elusive properties of stellar and galactic cosmic rays before searching for life on exoplanets.
Are Cosmic Rays a Key to Forecasting Volcanic Eruptions?
A combination of relativistic particles and artificial intelligence may provide a new way to forecast when a volcano could erupt.
An Underwater Telescope to Study Sky and Sea
To peer into the farthest reaches of the universe, you must first build a giant underwater telescope.
Cosmic Ray Neutrons Reveal Mountain Snowpacks
The first application of aboveground neutron sensing to evaluate alpine snowpacks indicates that this method can reliably detect average snow depth and water content across intermediate distances.
Cosmic Muons Reveal the Land Hidden Under Ice
Scientists accurately map the shape of the bedrock beneath a glacier using a new technique.
Deciphering the Cosmogenic Code to Learn Earth's Surface History
Third Nordic Workshop on Cosmogenic Nuclide Techniques; Stockholm, Sweden, 8–10 June 2016