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View Full Version : Blinding Gamma Ray Burst Was Directed at Earth



Fraser
2008-Sep-10, 06:50 PM
On March 19, 2008 at 2:13 am EDT, NASA's Swift satellite detected an explosion from the constellation Bootes, and sent an alert to ground-based telescopes. At the same moment, the Russian KONUS instrument on NASA's Wind satellite and a robotic wide-field optical camera called "Pi of the Sky" in Chile captured the first visible [...]

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