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Goddard TV Video Tape: G2013-005 -- Fermi SNR Pion



The husks of exploded stars produce some of the fastest particles in the cosmos. New findings by NASA's Fermi show that two supernova remnants accelerate protons to near the speed of light. The protons interact with nearby interstellar gas clouds, which then emit gamma rays.  Short narrated video.   For complete transcript, click  here . Fermi Proves Supernova Remnants Produce Cosmic Rays