A twist in the tale of γ-ray bursts

Stephen J. Smartt*

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An unusually long burst of γ-rays zapped Earth in December 2011, lasting 4 hours. The cause of this burst is now proposed to be a peculiar supernova produced by a spinning magnetic neutron star. See Letter p.189
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)164-166
Number of pages3
Issue number7559
Publication statusPublished - 09 Jul 2015

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