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Fraser
2015-Jan-28, 07:10 PM
A telescope peers into the blackness of deep space. Suddenly – a brilliant*flash of light appears that wasn’t there before. What could it be? A supernova? Two*massively dense stars fusing*together? Perhaps a gamma ray burst? Five years ago, researchers using the ROTSE IIIb telescope at McDonald Observatory noticed just such an event. But far from […]

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