Latest Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope Stories
Where in previous years a list such as this would be filled with obscure revelations and inconsequential discoveries, 2012 saw science reach new heights, shatter barriers and captivate us in a way that it hasn't in decades.
A new study shows that high-speed jets launched from active black holes share fundamental similarities despite the mass, age or environment of their originating black hole.
NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope is new and improved, and ready to start sending back some images of high-energy light mysteriously produced above thunderstorms.
NASA has released a new image of the Cygnus OB2 star cluster, detailing its structure and evolution.
Astronomers have made the most accurate measurement of starlight in the universe and have used this to establish the total amount of light from all of the stars that have ever shone.
Scientists at the Max Planck Institute have discovered a millisecond pulsar accompanied by an unusual sub-stellar partner known as a "black widow."
- Large; stout; burly.