APOD: Fermi Science Playoffs (2018 Jun 08)

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APOD: Fermi Science Playoffs (2018 Jun 08)

Post by APOD Robot » Fri Jun 08, 2018 4:05 am

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Explanation: NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope was launched into orbit on June 11th, 2008. Its instruments detect gamma-rays -- light that is thousands to hundreds of billions of times more energetic than what we see with our eyes. In the last decade Fermi's high-energy voyage of exploration has resulted in a cornucopia of astonishing discoveries, from extreme environments above our fair planet and across the distant Universe. Now you can vote for Fermi's best result so far. To mark Fermi's 10th anniversary, images representing 16 scientific results have been selected and seeded to create brackets. Follow this link to cast your first round vote for your favorite out of each pair and then return every two weeks to vote in the next round. The winner of the Fermi Final will be announced on August 6, the 10th anniversary of the first science data from Fermi.

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Re: APOD: Fermi Science Playoffs (2018 Jun 08)

Post by Boomer12k » Fri Jun 08, 2018 8:19 am

Outstanding....

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Re: APOD: Fermi Science Playoffs (2018 Jun 08)

Post by Deus_Ex_Mamiya » Fri Jun 08, 2018 9:58 am

The "Follow this link" link in the description gives a "404 - not found" error.

You might want to fix that.

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Re: APOD: Fermi Science Playoffs (2018 Jun 08)

Post by vstill » Fri Jun 08, 2018 10:38 am

Ditto! Link doesn't work.

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Re: APOD: Fermi Science Playoffs (2018 Jun 08)

Post by neufer » Fri Jun 08, 2018 12:13 pm

vstill wrote:
Fri Jun 08, 2018 10:38 am
Deus_Ex_Mamiya wrote:
Fri Jun 08, 2018 9:58 am

The "Follow this link" link in the description gives a "404 - not found" error.

You might want to fix that.
Ditto! Link doesn't work.
It works now (at least for me).
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Re: APOD: Fermi Science Playoffs (2018 Jun 08)

Post by orin stepanek » Fri Jun 08, 2018 12:17 pm

Doesn't work! Oh well; Neither do I; (retired)! :lol2:
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Re: APOD: Fermi Science Playoffs (2018 Jun 08)

Post by Cousin Ricky » Fri Jun 08, 2018 2:22 pm

The “Thunderstorms Hurling Antimatter” image looks very much like a taco.

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Re: APOD: Fermi Science Playoffs (2018 Jun 08)

Post by Sa Ji Tario » Fri Jun 08, 2018 4:14 pm

At 16.00hs UTC works correctly

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Re: APOD: Fermi Science Playoffs (2018 Jun 08)

Post by whoopee » Fri Jun 08, 2018 4:34 pm

APOD Robot wrote:
Fri Jun 08, 2018 4:05 am
The winner of the Fermi Final will be announced on August 6, the 10th anniversary of the first science data from Fermi.
What's the prize? A Tesla Roadster and a slightly used environment suit?

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Re: APOD: Fermi Science Playoffs (2018 Jun 08)

Post by neufer » Fri Jun 08, 2018 8:26 pm

https://fermi.gsfc.nasa.gov/fermi10/brackets/ wrote:
Fermi Science Playoff

We're celebrating 10 years of the Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope! This exciting mission has revolutionized our view of the high-energy universe, making so many discoveries from Earth to the far reaches of the cosmos. But we can't decide which one is the best! So we need YOUR help to choose!
Fermi official: You may keep one of our gamma-ray science results.

Sophie: I beg your pardon?

Fermi official: You may keep one of our gamma-ray science results. The other must go away.

Sophie: You mean, I have to choose?

Fermi official: You are a civilian. That gives you a privilege, a choice.

Sophie: I can't choose. I can't choose!

Fermi official: Be quiet.

Sophie: I can't choose!

Fermi official: Make a choice. Or I'll reject both of them. Make a choice.

Sophie: Don't make me choose! I can't!

Fermi official: Shut up! Enough! I'll reject both of them! I told you to shut up! Make a choice!

Sophie: I can't choose! Please! I can't choose!

Fermi official: [to another official] Take BOTH results away!

[Sophie clings on to one gamma-ray science result while the
Fermis take the other screaming and crying away from her]
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