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Gamma-ray bursts: infographic

Gamma-ray bursts (GRBs) are the most powerful explosions in the universe. With the help of sophisticated instruments such as the ground based RAPTOR robotic observatory system in New Mexico and the High Altitude Water Chernekov (HAWC) Gamma Ray Observatory in Mexico, scientists at Los Alamos National Lab and around the world are working to understand the ongoing mysteries relating to their physics and origins.

Gamma Ray Bursts

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This infographic outlines the history of the scientific study of gamma-ray bursts from their discovery in 1963 to today. 

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