The H.E.S.S. observatory in Namibia detected very high energy gamma rays coming from the plasma beams ("jets") of the microquasar SS 433, and located the exact location in them of one of the most efficient particle accelerators in the world. galaxy.
Delivery to CNES on November 8, 2023, of the Warm Front-End Electronics Demonstrator Model, developed at APC for the ATHENA X-IFU instrument
View of the WFEE demonstration model. ©Laboratoire APC