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Gamma-Ray Bursts Light The Way To The Early Universe

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November 30, 1999
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NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
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NASA astronomers say they have uncovered a specific property of gamma-ray bursts that will enable them to gauge the distances to thousands of these powerful explosions, many perhaps beyond the reach of all existing telescopes.

NASA astronomers say they have uncovered a specific property of gamma-ray bursts that will enable them to gauge the distances to thousands of these powerful explosions, many perhaps beyond the reach of all existing telescopes.


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NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. "Gamma-Ray Bursts Light The Way To The Early Universe." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 30 November 1999. <www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1999/11/991130065241.htm>.
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. (1999, November 30). Gamma-Ray Bursts Light The Way To The Early Universe. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 21, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1999/11/991130065241.htm
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