Latest Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope Stories
The Crab Nebula, one of our best-known and most stable neighbors in the winter sky, is shocking scientists with a propensity for fireworksâ€”gamma-ray flares set off by the most energetic particles ever traced to a specific astronomical object.
NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope has unveiled a previously unseen structure centered in the Milky Way.
A gamma-ray burst is an immensely powerful blast of high-energy light thought to be generated by a collapsing star in a distant galaxy, but what this collapse leaves behind has been a matter of debate.
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.
GREENBELT, Md., Oct. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Three employees of NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md. were recipients of the 2010 Robert H. Goddard Award for Science.
Scientists from the California Institute of Technology and UCLA have discovered evidence of "universal ubiquitous magnetic fields" that have permeated deep space between galaxies since the time of the Big Bang.
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.
In the paper the authors from the Key Laboratory of Particle Astrophysics, Institute of High Energy Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing proposed a new model trying to explain the knee at cosmic ray spectra.
If our eyes could see radio waves, the nearby galaxy Centaurus A (Cen A) would be one of the biggest and brightest objects in the sky, nearly 20 times the apparent size of a full moon.
One of the pleasures of perusing ancient maps is locating regions so poorly explored that mapmakers warned of dragons and sea monsters.