Saturday, August 03, 2013

Hubble Sees the Fireball from a "Kilonova"

Source - NASA Science News for August 3, 2013

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has detected a new kind of stellar blast called a kilonova, which happens when a pair of compact objects such as neutron stars crash together. The observation solves a longstanding mystery of gamma-ray bursts.

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