Apr 11

GRB 110328A: Chandra Observes Extraordinary Event

Source: Chandra X-Ray Observatory

GRB 110328A. Image credit:NASA/CXC/Warwick/A.Levan et al.

An extraordinary gamma-ray burst, known as GRB110328A, has been observed by a team of NASA telescopes (Chandra, Hubble, and Swift). The source of GRB110328A appears to be a galaxy about 3.8 billion light years from Earth. arly analysis of the data suggests the burst may have been caused by a star torn apart by a supermassive black hole in the galaxy's center.(read source)

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