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2010-11-09 14:20:00

NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope has unveiled a previously unseen structure centered in the Milky Way.

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2010-11-04 09:15:12

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.

2010-11-02 12:17:44

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.

2010-10-04 15:20:00

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.

2010-09-21 13:00:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept.

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2010-08-13 08:00:00

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.

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2010-08-11 13:07:13

This month physicist Juan Collar and his associates are taking their attempt to unmask the secret identity of dark matter into a Canadian mine more than a mile underground.

2010-08-06 17:42:33

Physicists are divided on whether string theory is a viable theory of everything, but many agree that it offers a new way to look at physical phenomena that have otherwise proven difficult to describe.

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2010-07-23 06:29:26

The Tevatron accelerator “atom smasher” may get three extra years of usage in order to continue its hunt for the elusive God particle.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.