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Nov 14, 2022

Scientists Spot Brightest Energy Burst Ever Detected in Space

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Scientists have discovered the brightest energy burst ever detected in space — and Astronomy Twitter is abuzz over the electrifying finding.

As Vice reports, this uber-bright gamma ray burst (GRB), which are huge bursts of energy that occur during major galactic events such as star deaths, was detected by both NASA’s Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope and the Neil Gehrels Swift Observatory at England’s University of Leicester.

“Brightest GRB ever just dropped,” University of Alabama astrophysicist Marcos Santander tweeted.

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