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View Full Version : Possible Gamma Ray Burst Detected in Andromeda, Would be Closest Ever Observed



Fraser
2014-May-28, 05:11 AM
Something went boom in the Andromeda Galaxy, our next door neighbor. The Swift Gamma-Ray Burst telescope detected a sudden bright emission of gamma rays. Astronomers arenít sure yet if it was a Gamma-Ray Burst (GRB) or an Ultraluminous X-Ray (ULX) or even an outburst from a low-mass x-ray binary (LMXB), but whatever it turns out […]

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