This view of the gamma-ray sky constructed from one year of Fermi LAT observations is the best view of the extreme universe to date. The map shows the rate at which the LAT detects gamma rays with energies above 300 million electron volts — about 120 million times the energy of visible light — from different sky directions. Brighter colors equal higher rates.
Jean Ballet (CEA Saclay): Lead Animator Scott Wiessinger (UMBC): Video Editor Scott Wiessinger (UMBC): Producer Stefanie Misztal (UMBC): Producer Julie McEnery (NASA/GSFC): Scientist Francis Reddy (SPSYS): Writer
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