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Fermi

Enrico . 1901--54, Italian nuclear physicist, in the US from 1939. He was awarded a Nobel prize for physics in 1938 for his work on radioactive substances and nuclear bombardment and headed the group that produced the first controlled nuclear reaction (1942)

fermi

[′fer·mē]
(mechanics)
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The Fermi discovery builds on a strong hint of neutral pion decay in W44 observed by the Italian Space Agency's AGILE gamma ray observatory and published in late 2011.
151105) the second one  used over six year of Fermi data to analyze the extragalactic gamma-ray background - the diffuse and pervasive radiation that some models predict may arise from distant interactions of dark matter particles.
3 issue of Science, the Fermi team reveals a bright, energetic millisecond pulsar only 25 million years old.
In studies reported November 2 at the 2009 Fermi Symposium, VERITAS observed gamma rays ranging from 700 billion to several trillion electronvolts from the galaxy M82, about 12 million light-years from Earth.
Most interpretations of optical measurements on compound semiconductors such as GaSb require physical models and associated input parameters that describe how carrier densities vary with dopant concentrations and measured Fermi energies.
In 2015, Corbet's team began looking for new gamma-ray binaries in Fermi data by searching for the periodic changes characteristic of these systems.
The 17 flashes Fermi detected occurred just before, during and immediately after lightning strikes, as tracked by the World Wide Lightning Location Network.
London, January 20( ANI ): The Fermi space telescope may help solve one of physics' greatest mysteries - "dark matter".