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A Fresh Look at Diffuse Gamma-ray Emission from the Inner Galaxy

  title={A Fresh Look at Diffuse Gamma-ray Emission from the Inner Galaxy},
  author={Brian M. Baughman and William B. Atwood and R. P. Johnson and T. A. Porter and Marcus Ziegler},
The Energetic Gamma-Ray Experiment Telescope (EGRET) experiment onboard the Compton Gamma-Ray Observatory (CGRO) has provided the most precise measurements of the -ray sky to date. The EGRET measurements of the diffuse emission across the sky show an excess above 1 GeV. This "GeV excess" has been a topic of great debate and interest since its original discovery by Hunter et al. in 1997. We have modified the GLAST simulation and reconstruction software to model the EGRET instrument. This… 

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