Category Archives: Glast

Crab Nebula

This is a mosaic image, one of the largest ever taken by NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope of the Crab Nebula, a six-light-year-wide expanding remnant of a star’s supernova explosion. Japanese and Chinese astronomers recorded this violent event nearly 1,000 years … Continue reading

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Fermi Records Lighthouse Effect

John Keats talked of “unweaving the rainbow”, suggesting that Newton destroyed the beauty of nature by analysing light with a prism and splitting it into different colours. Keats was being a prat. Physicists also smile when we see rainbows, but … Continue reading

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Birth By Approximization

Of course I am acknowledging the universe in a big way here, “that by measure,” we can arrive at “some ideas” about the nature of this universe. Fundamental constants acknowledged. This post was to raise awareness of the “idea about … Continue reading

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Plato and Justice

A just society must be governed by men of reason.Inventing a new social myth to replace the old. Socrates calls those who rule for the benefit of the whole society and not to it’s detriment golden men: in his myth … Continue reading

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Glast now Known as "Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope"

BEHOLDING beauty with the eye of the mind, he will be enabled to bring forth, not images of beauty, but realities, for he has hold not of an image but of a reality, and bringing forth and nourishing true virtue … Continue reading

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Calorimetric Views

BEHOLDING beauty with the eye of the mind, he will be enabled to bring forth, not images of beauty, but realities, for he has hold not of an image but of a reality, and bringing forth and nourishing true virtue … Continue reading

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Time as a Measure

SuperCosmologists Think Out of the Box, by Clifford at 1:13 am, August 3rd, 2005 From what we have learned so far about string theory, the natural starting point for doing physics which makes contact with our world seems to be … Continue reading

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Graviton in a Can?

After you consume “graviton in a can,” you might never be the same? Brane thinking may then dominate your every view of the world. Then, it will all make sense? Imagine while we peer deeper into the subject of the … Continue reading

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The Cosmic Connection to Climate

Cars and industrial activity contribute to the 7 gigatons of carbon dioxide released each year into the atmosphere.Credits: EuroNews Some thoughts about this were being contemplates as I was slowly awaking this morning. I was actually thinking of one more … Continue reading

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Back to the Beginning of Time

While some of us who had been engaged in a little prehistory examination of earliest QGP states as glast determination of high energy photons, the question, “to Be or not to be,” how could we not ask what Professor Susskind … Continue reading

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