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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.

Gold from colliding dead stars

Thursday, July 18th, 2013
Illustration of colliding neutron stars. Image Credit: Dana Berry, SkyWorks Digital, Inc.

Colliding Dead Stars Create Gold

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