SNEWS

—Supernova Early Warning System

SNO

—Sudbury Neutrino Observatory, a heavy-water Cherenkov detector

SNRs

—supernova remnants

SQUID

—Superconducting Quantum Interference Device

STACEE

—Solar Tower Atmospheric Cherenkov Effect Experiment, a Cherenkov telescope at Albuquerque, New Mexico

Super MACHO project

—Massive Compact Halo Object project (United States/Australia)

Super-Kamiokande

—large, water Cherenkov detector for cosmic particles based at the University of Tokyo (Japan/United States)

TAMA

—a 300-m laser-interferometer gravitational-wave antenna (Japan)

TREK

—detector aboard Mir that probes the composition of the galactic cosmic rays

TRIAD

—Tucson Revised Index of Asteroid Data

UHE

—ultrahigh-energy

ULDB

—ultralong-duration ballooning

VERITAS

—Very Energetic Radiation Imaging Telescope Array System

VHE

—very high energy

VIRGO

—French-Italian gravitational-wave interferometry project

WIMP

—weakly interactive massive particles



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