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Gamma-Ray Microquasar Detected by the Fermi Telescope

26 Nov 2009, 21:53 UTC
Gamma-Ray Microquasar Detected by the Fermi Telescope NASA
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NASA’s Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope has made the first unambiguous detection of high-energy gamma-rays from an enigmatic binary system known as Cygnus X-3. The system pairs a hot, massive star with a compact object — either a neutron star or a black hole — that blasts twin radio-emitting jets of matter into space at more [...]

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