NASA’s Swift finds most distant gamma-ray burst yet


Related images(click to enlarge) On April 29, 2009, a five-second-long burst of gamma rays from the constellation Canes Venatici triggered the Burst Alert Telescope on NASA‘s Swift satellite. As with most gamma-ray bursts, this one…

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Cosmic explosion is new candidate for most distant object in the universe


Related images(click to enlarge) A gamma-ray burst detected by NASA‘s Swift satellite in April 2009 has been newly unveiled as a candidate for the most distant object in the universe. At an estimated distance of…

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