Archive: 6/01/2009

Fermi telescope unveils a dozen new pulsars

(PhysOrg.com) -- NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope has discovered 12 new gamma-ray-only pulsars and has detected gamma-ray pulses from 18 others. The finds are transforming our understanding of how these stellar cinders ...

dateJan 06, 2009 in Astronomy
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Active galaxies are different near and far

(PhysOrg.com) -- An ongoing X-ray survey undertaken by NASA's Swift spacecraft is revealing differences between nearby active galaxies and those located about halfway across the universe. Understanding these differences will ...

dateJan 06, 2009 in Astronomy
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