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Originally from: NASA Science News <expressnews@...
Original Subject: Taking a ringside seat for a gamma-ray burst
Original Date: 2nd Nov 99 12.18pm
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NASA Space Science News for November 2, 1999
Taking a ringside seat for a gamma-ray burst: Supercomputers are giving
scientists a ringside seat for one of the most violent events in nature,
the heart of a gamma ray burst. The "collapsar" model simulates a star
that is too heavy to go supernova, and thus turns itself inside out. Full
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