Fermi Telescope

Observing Alert: Distant Blazar 3C 454.3 in Outburst, Visible in Amateur Telescopes

Have an 8-inch or larger telescope? Don't mind staying up late? Excellent. Here's a chance to stare deeper into the…

8 years ago

A Gamma-Ray Burst as Music

This is awesome. What would a gamma-ray burst sound like? No one really knows, but members of the team that…

10 years ago

Fermi Telescope Catches Thunderstorms Hurling Antimatter into Space

From a NASA press release: Scientists using NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope have detected beams of antimatter produced above thunderstorms…

12 years ago

Fermi Telescope Finds Giant Structure in the Milky Way

[/caption] From a NASA press release: NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope has unveiled a previously unseen structure centered in the…

12 years ago

Even ‘Weakling’ Magnetars are Strong and Powerful

[/caption] The name alone, “magnetar” elicits a magnificent, powerful and strong astronomical object, and most of these “magnetic stars” are…

12 years ago

Sources of Cosmic Rays Found? Fermi Telescope Closes In

The origin of cosmic rays has been a mystery since their discovery nearly a century ago. But new images from…

12 years ago