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Gamma Ray Bursts and Hypernovae Linked - Universe Today
Image credit: ESO On March 29, 2003 NASA’s High Energy Transient Explorer detected a bright burst of gamma rays, and shortly after telescopes from around the world focused in on the object; now called GRB 030329 and measured to be 2.6 billion light-years away. By measuring the afterglow of the explosion, astronomers realized that it … Continue reading "Gamma Ray Bursts and Hypernovae Linked"