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Fraser
2014-May-06, 08:40 PM
Roughly once a day the sky is lit up by a mysterious torrent of energy. These events *known as gamma-ray bursts represent the most powerful explosions in the cosmos, sending out as much energy in a fraction of a second as our Sun will give off during its entire lifespan. Yet no one has […]

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Jerry
2014-May-07, 06:23 PM
Circular polarization! Great surprise! It is hard to fathom a collapsing event with this much polarity; but it is not hard to fathom that we are looking at the business end of an incredible dynamo - an engine pumping out electrons as it spins down.