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2010-12-01 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) THURSDAY, DECEMBER 2: FIRST NUCLEAR CHAIN REACTION Profile America -- Thursday, December 2nd.

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2010-11-09 14:20:00

NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope has unveiled a previously unseen structure centered in the Milky Way.

2010-11-02 12:17:44

NASA will hold a media teleconference at 2:30 pm EST on Tuesday, Nov 9, to discuss a new discovery by the Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope.

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2010-08-13 08:00:00

Astronomers using NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope have detected gamma-rays from a nova for the first time, a finding that stunned observers and theorists alike.

2010-06-06 07:54:00

NEWPORT, Mich., June 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The Fermi 2 Power Plant automatically shut down at 2:38 a.m. today, when strong thunderstorms blowing through the area affected one of two offsite power feeds to the plant.

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2010-03-03 08:31:59

One of the pleasures of perusing ancient maps is locating regions so poorly explored that mapmakers warned of dragons and sea monsters.

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2010-02-25 14:11:16

Princeton engineers have made a breakthrough in an 80-year-old quandary in quantum physics, paving the way for the development of new materials that could make electronic devices smaller and cars more energy efficient.

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2010-02-17 07:06:12

New images from NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope show where supernova remnants emit radiation a billion times more energetic than visible light.

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2009-11-30 11:05:00

NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope has made the first unambiguous detection of high-energy gamma-rays from an enigmatic binary system known as Cygnus X-3.

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2009-10-28 13:25:00

During its first year of operations, NASA's Fermi Gamma Ray Space Telescope mapped the extreme sky with unprecedented resolution and sensitivity.


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