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NASA’s Fermi Detects Surprise Gamma-Ray Feature Beyond Our Galaxy

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Astronomers analyzing 13 years of data from NASA’s Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope have found an unexpected and as yet unexplained feature outside of our galaxy. “It is a completely serendipitous discovery,” said Alexander Kashlinsky, a cosmologist at the University of…

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New Images Using Data From Retired Telescopes Reveal Hidden Features

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Updated June. 16, 2022, 6 p.m. PDT (9 p.m. EDT): Language was added to acknowledge the contribution of radio telescopes to the images. The stunning perspectives show four of our galactic neighbors in a different light. New images using data from ESA (European…

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