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Ultra-Bright Burst of Light Marks the Death Throes of a Star Being Eaten Alive
Cosmic explosion was not a typical gamma-ray burst
Gamma-Ray Burst is the (Latest) Most Distant Object Ever Seen
Just a mere 13.14 billion light-years from Earth
Crab Nebula Emits Largest Gamma Ray Burst Ever Seen, Puzzles Astronomers
Something strange is afoot in the Crab Nebula. Famous for beaming a steady dose of radiation at Earth at regular...
Strongest X-Ray Burst Ever Seen Bombards NASA’s Swift Observatory, Temporarily Blinding It
NASA scientists have figured out what temporarily knocked out the X-ray detector on the agency’s Swift space observatory earlier this...
Fermi Telescope Detects Antimatter in Lightning Storms
Whilst carrying out its normal workaday duties of scanning corners of the universe billions of light years from Earth, the...
The biggest airliner ever built takes flight
Aerovironment Global Observer
The first hydrogen-powered unmanned flight
Sikorsky X2 Technology Demonstrator
A radical rotor boosts helicopter speed to 288 mph
T/Space Crew Transfer Vehicle
Smart shuttle backup
A 23,000 mph impact reveals a comet's inner secrets