What are Short Gamma Ray Bursts?

CIERA Director Vicky Kalogera and Associate Director Shane Larson talk about the history of gamma ray bursts, and the theory that short gamma ray bursts are caused by collisions of neutron starts. Now, that puzzle is solved!

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Credit: LIGO-Virgo / Northwestern

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