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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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2008-11-19 13:45:00

An international team of researchers has discovered a puzzling surplus of high-energy electrons bombarding Earth from space.

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2008-11-06 12:10:00

Scientists believe they may now have a better idea of where to search for dark matter thanks to the results of a giant computer simulation reported on Wednesday.

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2008-10-23 06:40:00

Gamma-ray bursts are by far the brightest and most powerful explosions in the Universe, second only to the Big Bang itself. So it might seem a bit surprising that a group of them has gone missing.

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2008-10-21 10:54:04

For decades it was baffling. Out of the still night sky, astronomers peering through their telescopes would occasionally glimpse quick bursts of high-energy light popping off like flashbulbs at the far side of the universe.


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