Swift Briefly Blinded by Mega X-ray Blast - Universe Today
[/caption] A record-breaking gamma ray burst from beyond the Milky Way temporarily blinded the X-ray eye on NASA’s Swift space observatory on June 21, 2010. The X-rays traveled through space for 5-billion years before slamming into and overwhelming the space-based telescope. “This gamma-ray burst is by far the brightest light source ever seen in X-ray … Continue reading "Swift Briefly Blinded by Mega X-ray Blast"