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Ultracool dwarf binary stars break records

Astrophysicists discover the closest and oldest ultracool dwarf binary ever observed Northwestern University and the University of California San Diego (UC San Diego) astrophysicists...

What makes gamma-ray bursts blink on and off?

The most energetic events in the universe have a strange habit of going silent mid-blast, stumping astrophysicists. But new simulations suggest a surprising answer....

Brightest-ever gamma-ray burst breaks records

Once-in-a-lifetime event was likely generated by a massive star collapse Affectionately referred to as the B.O.A.T. (“brightest of all time”), the powerful explosion occurred...