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Researchers have revealed that the chances of Earth being fried by a largest gamma ray burst are exceedingly rare.
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Cosmic explosion caused by the death of a star in a distant galaxy became the focus of astronomers around the world after it occurred in April.
Last Updated: Sunday, August 04, 2013, 16:13
NASA`s Hubble Space Telescope has discovered that short-duration gamma ray bursts are produced by the merger of two small, super-dense stellar objects.
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Unlike elements like carbon or iron, gold cannot be created within a star instead it can only be formed by a cataclysmic event.
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Astronomers from around the world were blown away by a record-setting blast of gamma rays from a dying star in a distant galaxy.
Last Updated: Tuesday, January 22, 2013, 12:37
A new study has suggested that a gamma ray burst, the most powerful explosion known in the Universe, may have hit the Earth in the 8th Century.
Last Updated: Saturday, December 15, 2012, 15:16
NASA`s Swift satellite and Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope have found that high-speed jets launched from active black holes possess fundamental similarities regardless of mass, age or environment.
Last Updated: Saturday, December 08, 2012, 19:36
A team of astronomers has uncovered new evidence suggesting that X-ray detectors in space could be the first to witness new supernovae that signal the death of massive stars.
Last Updated: Monday, July 30, 2012, 17:40
A possible source of ultra high-energy cosmic rays – gamma-ray bursts, has received a new lease of life in a new study.
Last Updated: Wednesday, March 21, 2012, 12:45
Researchers have shed new light into the elusive origins of an important class of exploding star called Type Ia supernovae.
Last Updated: Thursday, November 03, 2011, 17:15
Astronomers have identified a pair of young galaxies with surprising chemical ingredients in the early Universe following a Gamma-ray burst.
Last Updated: Friday, January 14, 2011, 17:04
Crab Nebula, once considered to be the most stable source of high energy radiation in the sky, is slowly dimming.
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