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Fer·mi

(fār'mē),
Enrico, Italian-born U.S. physicist and Nobel laureate, 1901-1954. See: fermium.
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Mid-June proved to be an intense period for the Fermi team.
With the new Fermi data, "it's very exciting that we may finally be uncovering the mechanism of these powerful cosmic accelerators" says Romani.
Measuring the extragalactic background light was one of the primary mission goals for Fermi.
After the discovery in data from the Fermi satellite, the researchers pointed the radio telescope in Green Bank, West Virginia/USA at the celestial position of the gamma-ray pulsar.
This is a great model system for understanding those other quantum Fermi systems,"' says Deborah S.
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Merged with available theoretical models, Fermi observations will give us the ability to reconstruct the energies and types of particles that interact with the sun during flares, an understanding that will open up whole new avenues in solar research," said Gerald Share, an astrophysicist at the University of Maryland in College Park.
The Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope is an astrophysics and particle physics partnership and is managed by NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md.
The Fermi Telescope, formerly called the Gamma-Ray Large Area Space Telescope, was aunched on June 11, 2008.
Newly completed renovations, which began 8 years ago, are expected to boost by a factor of 10 the number of proton-antiproton collisions produced in the Tevatron at the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory in Batavia, Ill.
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1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Astronomers using data from NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope have made the most accurate measurement of starlight in the universe and used it to establish the total amount of light from all of the stars that have ever shone, accomplishing a primary mission goal.