04.30.13 - NASA scientists don't often learn that their spacecraft is at risk of crashing into another satellite...
04.16.13 - Three unusually long-lasting stellar explosions discovered by NASA's Swift satellite represent a new class of gamma-ray bursts that likely arise from dying stars hundreds of times larger than the sun.
02.27.13 - The Vela pulsar traces out a loopy, hypnotic pattern reminiscent of art produced by a children's toy in this video created with data from NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope.
02.14.13 - NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope reveals the first clear-cut evidence the expanding debris of exploded stars produces some of the fastest-moving matter in the universe.
02.04.13 - To say that Alice Harding, an astrophysicist at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., has a passion for pulsars is a bit of an understatement.
01.07.13 - Theorists expect gamma-ray outbursts occur only near a galaxy's central black hole. A few rare observations suggested otherwise.
12.13.12 - High-speed jets launched from active black holes possess fundamental similarities regardless of mass, age or environment, a new study finds.
12.06.12 - The Fermi space telescope is now 10 times better at catching brief outbursts of high-energy light produced above thunderstorms.
11.01.12 - Fermi has helped make the most accurate measurement of starlight in the universe, establishing the total amount that has ever shone.› Briefing Materials
10.24.12 - Dr. Chryssa Kouveliotou, an astrophysicist at Marshall Space Flight Center, has been noted among Time Magazine's 25 most influential people in space.
06.26.12 - The Committee on Space Research recently announced an award to NASA Astrophysicist Neil Gehrels for research in space science.
06.11.12 - During a powerful solar blast on March 7, the Fermi telescope detected the highest-energy light ever associated with an eruption on our sun.
04.02.12 - An analysis of two years' worth of data from Fermi is helping narrow down the list of what dark matter could be.
01.10.12 - After three years in space, NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope is now extending its view of the high-energy sky into what to date has been largely unexplored territory.
12.13.11 - Fermi has revealed gamma-rays in the remains of a supernova first seen in 1572.
11.28.11 - Fermi's Large Area Telescope penetrates the dust of the Milky Way's Great Rift to reveal one of our galaxy's richest-known stellar construction zones.
11.03.11 - This surprisingly powerful pulsar challenges existing theories about how these objects form.› Related Briefing Materials
10.12.11 - Dr. Bill Atwood was awarded the prestigious prize for his work on the design, construction and use of Fermi's Large Area Telescope.| › UCSC Release → | › SLAC Release →
09.09.11 - If Fermi's catalog of the universe were a recipe, the two major ingredients would be active galaxies and pure mystery.
06.29.11 - Every 3.4 years, a pair of mismatched stars in the southern constellation Crux whisk past each other, shooting out extreme forms of light each time.