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B.O.A.T. Brightest of All Time


This Article originally appeared in @THEU Intro adapted from a Northwestern article written by Amanda Morris. In October 2022, an international team of researchers, including University of Utah astrophysicist Tanmoy Laskar, observed the brightest gamma-ray burst (GRB) ever recorded, GRB 221009A. Now, physicists have confirmed that the phenomenon responsible for the historic burst—dubbed the B.O.A.T. (“brightest […]

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