Latest Terrestrial gamma-ray flash Stories
NASA's Fermi and Aqua satellites captured two different views of bursts of strength show by Hurricane Julio as it intensified. NASA's Fermi satellite saw a gamma-ray flash from Julio, while NASA's Aqua satellite saw Julio become more structurally organized as a hurricane.
A new experiment aboard the International Space Station (ISS) is looking into the strange things that come from the tops of thunderstorms. The experiment, called "Firestation" consists of a package of sensors designed to explore how the Earth mimics a supernova during thunderstorms.
A group of researchers have set out to better understand the mysterious phenomenon known as dark lighting.
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.
'CubeSat' will help solve mysteries of terrestrial gamma ray flashes, 1,000 times more powerful than 'northern lights'
Ten years since its launch, RHESSI has observed more than 40,000 X-ray flares, helped craft and refine a model of how solar eruptions form, and fueled additional serendipitous science papers on such things as the shape of the sun and thunder-storm-produced gamma ray flashes.
When opportunity knocked, NASA heliophysicist Doug Rowland answered.
NASA scientists have discovered beams of antimatter being produced by thunderstorms here on Earth--a phenomenon that had never been observed before.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scientists using NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope have detected beams of antimatter produced above thunderstorms on Earth, a phenomenon never seen before.
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