How long can ordered magnetic fields survive in the aftermath of a gamma-ray burst? A new study confirms that these primordial fields are rapidly smashed to smithereens.
A gamma-ray burst observed in August 2019 has smashed records and revealed unexpected inconsistencies in models of how massive stars die.
Where did the elements that make up our bodies come from? How fast is the universe accelerating? A pair of dead stars, among the weirdest scientists have seen, could point toward the answers.
Gamma ray bursts: Fine purveyors of existential dread since 1967.
A star's death and black hole's birth were recorded for the first time, and it was quite the cosmic explosion.