Ep. 3: An Explosion from Across the Universe

Gamma ray bursts are some of the most powerful explosions we know of, ones that we can literally see from across the Universe.  But they are extremely short – lasting only a few milliseconds to a few minutes.  What could cause such an explosion?  Today, Dr. Rodolfo Barniol Duran, a theoretical astrophysicist at Purdue, talks to us about what we know about these mysterious explosions.   


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