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Tag Archives: Glast
Search for Dark Matter in Gamma Rays
This view from NASA’s Fermi Gammaray Space Telescope is the deepest and bestresolved portrait of the gammaray sky to date. The image shows how the sky appears at energies more than 150 million times greater than that of visible light. … Continue reading
Muon Tomography (cont)
It is the case of an article on Muon Tomography, titled New Muon Detector Could Find Hidden Nukes. The article appeared a few days ago on Wired. It is centered on Lisa Grossman’s interview to Marcus Hohlmann, a colleague from … Continue reading
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Tagged Fukushima, Glast, Muons, Relativistic Muons, Volcanoes
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Gravitational Waves, as Quantum Flunctuations
“According to modern understanding, even if all matter could be removed from a volume, it would still not be “empty” due to vacuum fluctuations, dark energy, transiting gamma and cosmic rays, neutrinos, along with other phenomena in quantum physics. In … Continue reading
Fermi’s Now Deeper Study of the HighEnergy Cosmos
This compilation summarizes the wide range of science from the first five years of NASA’s Fermi Gammaray Space Telescope. Fermi is a NASA observatory designed to reveal the highenergy universe in neverbeforeseen detail. Launched in 2008, Fermi continues to give … Continue reading
Astrophysical Signals for Quantum Gravity Signals
Logo for the Fermi Gammaray Space Telescope. Credit: NASA/Sonoma State University/Aurore Simonnet NASA’s newest observatory, the Gammaray Large Area Space Telescope, or GLAST, has begun its mission of exploring the universe in highenergy gamma rays. The spacecraft and its revolutionary … Continue reading
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Tagged Calorimeters, Fermi, Glast, Grail, Nasa, Space Station
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Crab Nebula
This is a mosaic image, one of the largest ever taken by NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope of the Crab Nebula, a sixlightyearwide 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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Tagged Crab Nebula, Fermi, Glast, Lighthouse, Nebula, Telescopes
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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
Posted in AMS, Calorimeters, Crab Nebula, Fermi, Glast, Lighthouse
Tagged AMS, Calorimeters, Crab Nebula, Fermi, Glast, Lighthouse
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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
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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Tagged Colour of Gravity, Entanglement, Glast, Pyramid, Socrates, Socratic Method
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Glast now Known as "Fermi Gammaray 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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Tagged Calorimeters, Fermi, Glast, Lighthouse, Spherical Cow
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