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Distant galaxy SMM J2135-0102.:
an artist's impression of a very large object in the sky with bright colors
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A mysterious blast of light spotted earlier this year near the constellation Leo was actually the brightest gamma-ray burst ever recorded, and was triggered by an extremely powerful stellar explosion, new research reports. On April 27, several satellites — including NASA’s Swift satellite and Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope — observed an unusually bright burst of gamma radiation. The explosion unleashed an energetic jet of particles that traveled at nearly the speed of light, researchers sai...
an image of the sky with two planets in it and a quote about astronomy that reads, andromeda's actual size if it were brighter
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Andromeda’s actual size…
an image of a very large and colorful object in the sky with stars around it