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Long or short doesn’t matter: the tale of an unusual gamma-ray burst

Gamma-ray bursts (GRBs in short) are the most luminous known objects in the entire Universe, emitting the amount of energy that our Sun radiates in its entire life, within just a few seconds. They are created by cosmic explosions, which generate a huge amount of... click to read more

  • Alessio Mei | PhD student at Gran Sasso Science Institute
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Reading time 4 min
published on Oct 6, 2023
Black holes ring like Einstein predicted

In their inscrutable depths, black holes hold the keys to some of the deepest mysteries of our Universe. Woven out of nothing more than pure space and time, black holes are regions so dense that nothing may escape their gravitational pull. At their center lies... click to read more

  • Maximiliano Isi | NASA Einstein Postdoctoral Fellow at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
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Reading time 3.5 min
published on Aug 28, 2020