The Swift Video
In 1967, intense flashes of gamma rays were first observed from space. These brilliant bursts of energy burned brighter than all other gamma-ray sources in the sky.
What's in the News? featuring Swift
WITN was a television show, produced by WPSX at Penn State University that reached millions of middle-school students across the country. WITN produced a series of short five-minute spots and longer 15 minute features that showcase Swift.
Journey to a Black Hole
Imagine a place in the cosmos where gravity is so powerful that nothing not even light can escape its pull.
Gamma-ray Source Video
A short 25 second video describing the types of sources that are capable of giving off gamma-ray radiation.
Black Hole Video
A short 26 second video, which shows an animation of a distant black hole complete with jets and an accretion disk. (No Audio)
The Electromagnetic Spectrum Rap
This video was done by two students from Cascade Christian High School.
The Swift Song
The Swift Song is the theme song of the mission; an upbeat, catchy pop tune which teaches listeners about the math and science behind the elusive gamma ray bursts and the Swift satellite. It's a roller coaster gamma ray ride!
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