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“We detected a very rare type of emission called hydrogen recombination laser emission, which is only produced in a narrow range of physical conditions,”
Dr. Isabel Aleman
Science & Tech

Mysterious Lasers Coming From Space

Scientists from the European Space Agency’s (ESA) Herschel space observatory have spotted two strange lasers emanating from the star system. The extremely rare phenomenon is connected to the death of a star and for the first time scientists have found that stars emit powerful lasers before dying. The Ant Nebula earns its nickname from the twin lobes that look like the head and body of an […]

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