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First Gamma Ray Study Gravitational Lens
2014-01-06 15:27:47

New research from an international team of researchers using NASA's Fermi telescope reports the first-ever gamma ray study of the cosmic phenomenon.

Astronomers See The Light With Help From Citizen Scientists
2013-12-02 13:35:48

Einstein@Home volunteers find four Gamma-ray pulsars and shed light on another part of the galaxy

Fermi Begins Extended Mission
2013-08-22 04:19:34

Having successfully completed its five-year primary mission, NASA’s Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope entered the extended phase of its mission earlier this month – a deeper analysis of the high-energy cosmos that the US space agency hopes will continue through the year 2018.

Massive Electromagnet To Be Moved From New York To Chicago
2013-06-17 08:03:21

A super-massive electromagnet scheduled to be moved from Long Island to Chicago beginning this past weekend has been postponed due to inclement weather.

Shockingly Bright Gamma-Ray Burst Observed By Fermi, Swift
2013-05-06 04:44:26

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.

Fermi Space Telescope Dodges Soviet Satellite
2013-05-01 18:58:05

NASA said on Tuesday its Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope was able to dodge a 1.5-ton bullet in space.

Fermi's Motion Creates A Celestial Spirograph
2013-02-28 12:15:33

Fermi scientist has transformed LAT data of a famous pulsar into a mesmerizing movie that visually encapsulates the spacecraft's complex motion.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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