Tag: Gamma-ray astronomy

The Compton Observatory’s Quest: Bursts and Maps

Among the observatories established by NASA, the Compton Gamma Ray Observatory holds a special place because of the unique discoveries it made during its golden age. Compton followed the Hubble into orbit as a great observatory to examine the events corresponding to the high energy light or the Gamma rays. The observations it made significantly […]

Mapping a High-Energy Universe: Compton Gamma Ray Observatory

On a quest to find out the mysteries of the observable universe, we needed to redefine the word “observable”. With the development of the electromagnetic spectrum, we realized that to the human eye only a very small range of light is actually visible. This realization led the way to the need and supply of instruments […]

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