Gamma Ray Burst: Most Mysterious and Energetic Event after Big Bang

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Artist’s illustration of a bright gamma-ray burst occurring in a star-forming region. Credit: NASA/Swift/Mary Pat Hrybyk-Keith and John Jones

Gamma Ray Burst (GRB) are the most powerful burst in the entire universe after big bang. GRBs outshine every gamma source in the sky even the sun. They brightness is more than hundred times the brightness of the normal supernovae. Since the gamma rays have the highest energy in all the electromagnetic radiation, they are the most lethal for any life form. The Gamma Ray Bursts are able to devastate the life on Earth if happens to occurs in the neighbourhood of the solar system. Continue reading “Gamma Ray Burst: Most Mysterious and Energetic Event after Big Bang”