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What if you put a team of astronomers and a class of animation students together to try to explain the mysteries of the gamma-ray universe as seen with the Fermi satellite? Since 2013, scientists from the Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope have worked with Maryland Institute College of Art students to produce a series of animations based on Fermi research that includes black holes, pulsars, dark matter and more.

Animating Fermi - A Collaboration Between Art Students and Astronomers, Leonardo October 2015, Vol. 48, No. 5, pp. 484–485

Animating Fermi - Science Outreach through Art, American Astronomical Society, HEAD meeting #14, id.116.01

The animations are available for non-commercial use, providing attribution is given, and no distribution of modified versions is allowed. CC BY-NC-ND