December 8, 2012
Earth's Naturally Occurring Anti-Matter Explosions
The Daily Galaxy, The Daily Galaxy
Lightning in the clouds is directly linked to events that produce some of the highest-energy light naturally made on Earth: terrestrial gamma-ray flashes (TGFs). An instrument aboard NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope was recently fine-tuned to better catch TGFs, which allowed scientists to discover that TGFs emit radio waves, too.
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