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A mysterious cosmic blast in the constellation Draco has astronomers scrambling to try to understand its cause, so unlike is it to anything ever observed before. Rather than the short-lived gamma-ray bursts typically associated with the death of a massive star -- most last no more than a few hours -- this explosion continues more than a week later to emanate pulses of high-energy cosmic radiation for an effect that's brighter, longer lasting, and more variable than scientists have ever seen.

possible caues of super-bright event in Draco constelation.
Posted by: fmills 2011-04-09 08:29:14 In reply to: Katherine Noyes
Is it possible that this is the collapse of two binary black holes?
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