Gigantic explosions buried in dust: Probing environment around dark gamma-ray bursts

Astronomers have for the first time directly mapped out the molecular gas and dust in the host galaxies of gamma-ray bursts (GRBs) — the biggest explosions in the universe. In a complete surprise, less gas was observed than expected, and correspondingly much more dust, making some GRBs appear as “dark GRBs”. Gigantic explosions buried in dust: Probing environment around dark gamma ray bursts

from Space & Time News — ScienceDaily http://ift.tt/1oXwDJq

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