Launched in 2008, the international Fermi project is the most sensitive and highest-resolution gamma ray detector ever devised.
What does GR stand for?
GR stands for Gamma Ray
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During lightning storms previously observed by other spacecraft, energetic electrons moving toward the craft slowed down and produced gamma rays.
He studies gamma ray bursts — the byproducts of unimaginable violence, worse than an extinction-level asteroid impact or an all-Canadian hockey playoff series, calamities like the collapse of a star into a black hole.
Such statements include information regarding our expectations, goals or intentions about the future, including, but not limited to, statements regarding the sale of a Mobile Gamma Ray System (GaRDS(TM)), the nature of the technology upon which this product is based, and Rapiscan's competitive position in the marketplace.
Taking into account the huge distance from earth of the burst, scientists worked out that the blast was stronger than 9,000 supernovae -- powerful explosions that occur at the end of a star's lifetime -- and that the gas jets emitting the initial gamma rays moved at nearly the speed of light.
Was GRB 060218 "unique" because it produced a burst of gamma rays or because its axis was pointed our way?
To establish that the array operates at counting statistics, it is desirable to conduct a neutron capture experiment in which a single neutron capture produces at most one outgoing gamma ray with a known energy.
The discovery, reported at a meeting here, was made using the Compton Gamma Ray Observatory, a satellite launched by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration six years ago.