Posts Tagged ‘mystery’

Confirmed Source of GRBs?

Thursday, August 15th, 2013
gamma-ray burst, GRB, space gold, compact mergers, mystery, supernova, astronomer, origin, GRB 130603B, hubble space telescope, university of leicester, kilonova, massive stars, dense stars, gravitational waves, nova, space telescope science institute, nature

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.

Fast Radio Burst Mystery

Tuesday, July 9th, 2013
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The newest cosmic mystery: four distinct high-energy flashes! (Is the Universe trying to get our attention?) Astronomers are calling them Fast Radio Bursts, but we have yet to determine their origins.

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