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2009-03-11 12:35:00

A new map combining nearly three months of data from NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope is giving astronomers an unprecedented look at the high-energy cosmos.

2009-03-11 09:55:00

GREENBELT, Md., March 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new map combining nearly three months of data from NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope is giving astronomers an unprecedented look at the high-energy cosmos.

2009-02-19 13:00:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The first gamma-ray burst to be seen in high-resolution from NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope is one for the record books. The blast had the greatest total energy, the fastest motions and the highest-energy initial emissions ever seen.

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2009-02-19 15:30:00

The first gamma-ray burst to be seen in high-resolution from NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope is one for the record books.

2009-02-10 11:26:41

Astronomers using the U.S.

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2009-02-10 10:00:00

Astronomers using NASA's Swift satellite and Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope are seeing frequent blasts from a stellar remnant 30,000 light-years away.

2009-02-10 08:15:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Astronomers using NASA's Swift satellite and Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope are seeing frequent blasts from a stellar remnant 30,000 light-years away. The high-energy fireworks arise from a rare type of neutron star known as a soft-gamma-ray repeater.

2009-02-02 09:36:00

GREENBELT, Md., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Astrophysicist Dr.

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2009-01-28 17:02:03

The quick turn-around time of the INTEGRAL operation teams has enabled rare high-energy observations of a magnetar.

2009-01-06 15:00:00

GREENBELT, Md., Jan. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope has discovered 12 new gamma-ray-only pulsars and has detected gamma-ray pulses from 18 others. The finds are transforming our understanding of how these stellar cinders work.


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dittany
  • An aromatic woolly plant (Origanum dictamnus) native to Crete, formerly believed to have magical powers.
The word 'dittany' may come from the name of Mount Diktē in Crete, where it was supposed to grow.
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