Monster gamma-ray burst in our cosmic neighbourhood

Gamma-ray bursts are violent bursts of gamma radiation associated with exploding massive stars. For the first time ever, researchers from the Dark Cosmology Centre (DARK) at the Niels Bohr Institute, among others, have observed an unusually powerful gamma-ray burst in the relatively nearby universe – a monster gamma-ray burst. The results are published in the scientific journal, Science.

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