blazars

Blazar Found Blazing When the Universe was Only a Billion Years Old

A team of European scientists have observed the most distant "blazar" to date, an active galaxy that was around when…

2 years ago

Fermi Links Neutrino Blast To Known Extragalactic Blazar

The Fermi Space Telescope has found the source of 'Big Bird', one of the most energetic neutrinos ever detected.

6 years ago

The Heavens are Ablaze With Blazars

[/caption] From a JPL press release: Astronomers are actively hunting a class of supermassive black holes throughout the universe called…

10 years ago

Fermi Gamma Ray Observatory Harvests Cosmic Mysteries

[/caption] When it comes to high-energy sources, no one knows them better than NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope. Taking a…

11 years ago

Magnetic Fields in Inter-cluster Space: Measured at Last

[/caption] The strength of the magnetic fields here on Earth, on the Sun, in inter-planetary space, on stars in our…

12 years ago

World-wide Campaign Sheds New Light on Nature’s “LHC”

[/caption] In a manner somewhat like the formation of an alliance to defeat Darth Vader's Death Star, more than a…

12 years ago

Fermi Spies Energetic Blazar Flare

[/caption] The blazar 3C 454.3, a bright source of gamma rays from a galaxy 7 billion light-years away just got…

13 years ago