gamma ray burst

Amateur Astronomer Catches Record Setting Gamma-Ray Burst

Vigilance and a little luck paid off recently for an amateur astronomer. On April 27th, 2013 a long lasting gamma-ray…

9 years ago

Weekly Space Hangout – May. 3, 2013

Another busy episode of the Weekly Space Hangout, with more than a dozen space stories covered by a collection of…

9 years ago

Weekly Space Hangout – January 25, 2013

Back by popular demand... the Weekly Space Hangout has returned. This is a weekly broadcast on Google+, where I'm joined…

9 years ago

X-ray Burst May Be the First Sign of a Supernova

GRB 080913, a distant supernova detected by Swift. This image merges the view through Swift's UltraViolet and Optical Telescope, which…

9 years ago

Solving the Mystery of Dark Gamma Ray Bursts

[/caption] Unraveling the mystery of Gamma Ray Bursts (GRBs) is a story filled with international intrigue, fantastic claims, serious back-tracking,…

11 years ago