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GLAST Public Brochure DLESE Reviewed Collection
This brochure informs the public about the GLAST mission. It describes in detail the science that the Gamma-ray Large Area Space Telescope (GLAST) will do and how it will do it. The description includes the GLAST instruments, background information on gamma ray astronomy and detection methods. It also describes current thinking about active galaxies, gamma-ray bursts, solar flares, gamma-rays from dark matter and other highly energetic sources seen in the Universe. Note: In 2008, GLAST was renamed Fermi, for the physicist Enrico Fermi.
Intended for grade levels:
  • High (9-12)
Type of resource:
  • Visual:
    • Imagery - remotely sensed
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
  • Space science
Technical requirements:
Adobe Acrobat reader
Cost / Copyright:
Cost information is not known
Copyright and other restrictions information is unknown.
DLESE Catalog ID: NASA-ESERevSProd070
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Contact: Sonoma State University