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'Monster' Cosmic Blast Zipped Harmlessly By Earth

Science & Tech  (tags: space, gamma ray burst, explosion )

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Astronomers call it the monster. It was the biggest and brightest cosmic explosion ever witnessed. Had it been closer, Earth would have been toast. Orbiting telescopes got the fireworks show of a lifetime last spring when they spotted what is known as..

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Athena F (131)
Saturday November 23, 2013, 12:55 am
Thank you!

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Saturday November 23, 2013, 3:09 am

Joanna W (71)
Saturday November 23, 2013, 4:33 am
am with!!

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Rhonda B (106)
Saturday November 23, 2013, 6:03 am
Thank You!

Kerrie G (116)
Saturday November 23, 2013, 6:44 am
Noted, thanks.

Birgit W (160)
Saturday November 23, 2013, 2:53 pm
Interesting, thanks for sharing Freya.

Nelson Baker (0)
Saturday November 23, 2013, 3:12 pm

DaleLovesOttawa O (198)
Saturday November 23, 2013, 8:42 pm
Fascinating and intriguing. I am pleased that we did not end up as toast as that is something that I like to eat rather than to become.

Phil P (94)
Sunday November 24, 2013, 8:43 am
Fascinating. Hopefully the earth will continue to stay lucky if we don't destroy ourselves first.

Karen Chestney (112)
Sunday November 24, 2013, 8:28 pm
Thanks....very interesting...I'm waiting for the Thanksgiving Comet !!!

David F (39)
Monday November 25, 2013, 8:58 am
It seems a good way to go. A big heart attack rather than cancer. Earth seems to be choosing the cancer option for us. Poison our air, water etc over breed and gradually make it uninhabitable.

Bob hardly here P (394)
Monday November 25, 2013, 1:19 pm
interesting thanks Freya

Carmen S (611)
Tuesday November 26, 2013, 6:29 pm
Wow, very interesting, thanks for sharing this Freya.
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