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 NASA's Fermi detects gamma rays from solar eruptions located on far side of the sun - Watch

NASA's Fermi detects gamma rays from solar eruptions located on far side of the sun - Watch

Fermi is seeing gamma rays from the side of the sun we're facing, but the emission is produced by streams of particles blasted out of solar flares on the far side of the sun.

Discovery of 'wind nebula' opens new window into magnetar

Discovery of 'wind nebula' opens new window into magnetar

A neutron star is the crushed core of a massive star that ran out of fuel, collapsed under its own weight, and exploded as a supernova. 

Japan to launch Astro-H satellite to study black holes today

Japan to launch Astro-H satellite to study black holes today

The space observatory is scheduled to take off at 3:45 a.m. EST from the Tanegashima Space Center in Kagoshima, Japan.

Brighter than Sun gamma rays created

The brightest gamma ray beam ever created - more than a thousand billion times more brilliant than the Sun - has been produced.