Posts Tagged ‘gamma-ray’

Space Gold

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013
neutron stars, gamma-ray, bursts, gold, Earth, Universe, elements, stars

Space gold is even rarer than Earth gold, which makes the precious metal special—on our planet and in the Universe at large.

Gold from colliding dead stars

Thursday, July 18th, 2013
Illustration of colliding neutron stars. Image Credit: Dana Berry, SkyWorks Digital, Inc.

Colliding Dead Stars Create Gold

Blinded by the Light

Thursday, July 29th, 2010

In June, NASA’s Swift satellite was temporarily “blinded” by a bright gamma-ray burst.

Gamma-Ray Mystery

Tuesday, March 9th, 2010

Gamma-rays from beyond the galaxy—where do they come from? Black holes? Dark matter? The Fermi telescope is getting closer to finding out.

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