Mostafa11-2017 HAWC

Mostafa11-2017 HAWC

Aerial view of the High-Altitude Water Cherenkov (HAWC) Observatory in Mexico

The High-Altitude Water Cherenkov (HAWC) Observatory in Mexico consists of 300 water tanks used to detect high-energy gamma rays. Recent observations by the HAWC exclude two nearby pulsars as a possible source for a mysterious excess of particles located near Earth.

IMAGE: High-Altitude Water Cherenkov Collaboration