AGILE first detection of gamma-rays above 100 MeV.

Discovery of extreme particle acceleration preceding relativistic jet plasmoid ejections from the black hole candidate Cyg X-3. Repeatedly detected by AGILE since 2008. First comprehensive survey of all Galactic microquasars by SuperAGILE and AGILE-GRID. The AGILE Team reported the discovery in the paper by Tavani et al., Nature, 462, 620, 2009.


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