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Confirmed Source of GRBs?

Thursday, August 15th, 2013
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The same short-duration gamma-ray burst seen on June 3rd that produced a few moons’ worth of gold was still visible nine days later when the Hubble Space Telescope observed its remains.

A Night at the Observatory

Monday, March 25th, 2013
Baade Telescope. Image Credit: Karl Schultz

Academy Director of the Morrison Planetarium and Science Visualization reports from the control room of a twin 6.5-meter Magellan telescope at Las Campanas Observatory in Chile.

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