Latest Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope Stories
NASA’s NuSTAR orbiting observatory is designed to investigate high-energy events throughout the universe, and the cosmos has been keeping it busy in recent months, producing one event after another.
Measuring the number and energy of each particle of light or photon since the Big Bang could provide secrets about the nature and evolution of the Universe, such as how similar or different ancient galaxies were compared to the galaxies today.
NASA and the US Air Force Research Laboratory said they are looking for four companies to research and develop high-performance spaceflight computing capabilities.
On Saturday, April 27, the Fermi Gamma-ray Telescope detected a sudden, powerful flux of high-energy gamma-rays, indicating a historic burst event in a distant galaxy. The instrument then notified other telescopes located in space and on the ground that a Gamma-ray Burst (GRB) had been detected.
A new dark matter experiment is underway in which dark matter particles could potential be directly measured. The experiment, known as COUPP-60, sits a mile and a half underground in Ontario, Canada.
NASA said on Tuesday its Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope was able to dodge a 1.5-ton bullet in space.
A team of physicists has made new observations of the blazar known as PKS 1424+240 that reveal it is the most distant known source of very high-energy gamma rays.
As we search the heavens, one of the striking observations is that we are constantly bombarded by a stream of extremely high energy charged particles, traveling at nearly the speed of light.
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