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Despite Extensive Analysis, Fermi Bubbles Defy Conventional Explanation - Electric Universe Models Not Considered by Mainstream

Scientists from Stanford and the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have analyzed more than four years of data from NASA’s Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope, along with data from other experiments, to create the most detailed portrait yet of two towering bubbles that stretch tens of thousands of light-years above and below our galaxy.  726 more words

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NASA's Fermi enters extended mission

During its five-year primary mission, NASA’s Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope has given astronomers an increasingly detailed portrait of the universe’s most extraordinary phenomena, from giant black holes in the hearts of distant galaxies to thunderstorms on Earth. 654 more words

Fermi Epicycles: The Vela Pulsar's Path

I saw this picture on APOD today, and fell in love with it. APOD’s explanation of what it is:

Exploring the cosmos at extreme energies, the  187 more words

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Fermi's latest gamma-ray census highlights cosmic mysteries

Every three hours, NASA’s Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope scans the entire sky and deepens its portrait of the high-energy universe. Every year, the satellite’s scientists reanalyze all of the data it has collected, exploiting updated analysis methods to tease out new sources. 2,117 more words

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