Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope

Fermi Analysis Video Tutorials

Below are various data analysis tutorial videos generated by the Fermi team to demonstrate standard analysis techniques and basic analysis software usage.

You can watch the videos inline or download them (how to do that depends on your browser, e.g., look at the context menu brought up with a right click).


Installing the Fermitools

Joe Asercion demonstrates installing the Fermitools. You can find the full installation documentation on the Fermitools Wiki.

Getting Started with Fermi Analysis

Joe Eggen covers how to download Fermi data, find documentation, and get started on analysis. You may want to download the Jupyter notebook used in this tutorial.

AGN Analysis with Binned Likelihood

Joe Eggen goes through a binned likelihood analysis of an AGN. You can also download the Jupyter notebook used in the video.

Transient Analysis with Gtburst

This video shows you how to analyze a Gamma-ray Burst (GRB) with the gtburst tool. You may also want to read this tutorial for gtburst.

Pulsar Analysis

Matthew Kerr demonstrates how to analyze pulse signals in Fermi LAT data.

Part 1
Part 2

Using the GBM Data Tools

These videos cover the basic functionality and use of the GBM Data Tools for analyzing GBM data.

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3