Strange new blast of gamma rays reveals new way to destroy stars

Astronomers observe a strange burst of energy.

Strange new blast of gamma rays reveals new way to destroy stars

Science Recorder | Delila James | Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Astronomers have observed a previously unrecognized type of long-lasting gamma ray burst (GRB), according to Andrew Levan, an astronomer at the University of Warwick, in Coventry, England. Three such bursts have been discovered between 2010 and 2012, and one of these, GRB 111209A, is of particular interest to scientists... To continue reading, subscribe to Science Recorder today.

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