Gamma-ray Astronomy


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Gamma-ray Astronomy

The Big Picture

Early Gamma-ray Astronomy

Vela Program (1969-1979)

CGRO (1991-2000)

Dr. Arthur Holly Compton

Sources of g-ray Emission

BATSE

Gamma-Ray Bursts

Distribution of GRBs in the Sky

OSSE

The Galactic Center Region

Antimatter Fountain in the Center of Milky Way

COMPTEL

26Al COMPTEL sky map

EGRET

High Energy Halo around Milky Way

Gamma-ray Burst Progress

What BeppoSAX Saw

What HST Saw (Much Later)

Models for GRBs

New Missions = Better Data

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Science

GLAST design

GLAST Technologies

GLAST All Sky Map

For More Information

Author: Lynn Cominsky

E-mail: lynnc@charmian.sonoma.edu

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