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'Monster' Gamma Ray Blast Biggest Cosmic Explosion Since Big Bang

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November 22, 2013
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NASA says its satellites picked up the biggest explosion since the Big Bang. It was a gamma ray blast that came from what scientists think is a star collapsing into a black hole 3.7 billion lite years away. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) reports.


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