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Gamma Ray Bursts

Mass extinction by 100 billion billion Suns

background photo by Maximalfocus, courtesy of Unsplash

Gamma Ray Bursts, or GRBs, are the brightest explosions known to mankind, with peak luminosities rivaling that of 100 billion billion Suns.

GRBs are also extremely energetic outbursts, as their energy is emitted via gamma rays. In the electromagnetic spectrum, gamma rays reside in the highest energy “bracket,” which is much more…

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Catherine Rasgaitis

Catherine Rasgaitis

2x Top Writer — Space & Innovation | Enthusiast of all things tech and science!