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gamma-ray astronomy

gamma-ray astronomy  

The study of electromagnetic radiation from space at the very shortest wavelengths and with the highest photon energies (see gamma rays). Gamma rays are produced in regions of extremely high ...
Uhuru

Uhuru  

The SAS-1 satellite, launched from a platform called San Marco off the coast of Kenya in 1970 December and named Uhuru after the Swahili for Freedom; also known as Explorer 42. It carried out the ...

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