Do you have adblock enabled?
If you can read this, either the style sheet didn't load or you have an older browser that doesn't support style sheets. Try clearing your browser cache and refreshing the page.

(NASA)   The most accurate measurement of starlight you'll read about today   ( divider line 3
    More: Interesting, starlight, measuring  
•       •       •

2287 clicks; posted to Geek » on 02 Nov 2012 at 4:32 PM (2 years ago)   |  Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»

Voting Results (Funniest)
View Voting Results: Smartest and Funniest

Archived thread
2012-11-02 04:50:42 PM  
2 votes:
Occasionally, a gamma ray collides with starlight and transforms into a pair of particles -- an electron and its antimatter counterpart, a positron. Once this occurs, the gamma ray light is lost. In effect, the process dampens the gamma ray signal in much the same way as fog dims a distant lighthouse.

That sounds familiar...
2012-11-02 05:28:49 PM  
1 votes:

theorellior: We know of an ancient radiation
That haunts dismembered constellations
A faintly glimmering radio station

Well, that's going to be stuck in my head all weekend.
2012-11-02 04:42:37 PM  
1 votes:
Yeah but did they study its effects on marigolds on the moon?
Displayed 3 of 3 comments

View Voting Results: Smartest and Funniest

This thread is archived, and closed to new comments.

Continue Farking
Submit a Link »
On Twitter

In Other Media

  1. Links are submitted by members of the Fark community.

  2. When community members submit a link, they also write a custom headline for the story.

  3. Other Farkers comment on the links. This is the number of comments. Click here to read them.

  4. Click here to submit a link.