The Extreme Universe of Gamma-ray Astronomy


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The Extreme Universe of Gamma-ray Astronomy

What are Gamma rays?

Why study gamma rays?

The Gamma-ray Sky

Compton Gamma-ray Observatory (1991-2000)

Exploding Stars

Supernova Remnants

Pulsars

Gamma-ray Bursts

Gamma-ray Burst Sky

Hypernova

Catastrophic Mergers

Afterglow

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Monstrous black holes

Blazing Galaxies

Jet Mysteries

Gamma-ray Jets

Anti-matter

Anti-matter fountain

Annihilation gamma rays

How to study Gamma rays?

Swift Mission

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Gamma-ray Large Area Space Telescope (GLAST)

GLAST Mission

GLAST Sky Map

Dark Matter

Shining light on dark matter

WIMPs

Our Cosmic Destiny

For more information:

Author: Dr. Lynn Cominsky

E-mail: lynnc@charmian.sonoma.edu

Homepage: http://www-glast.sonoma.edu/~lynnc