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A faint population of bursts?

Nature volume 430, page 623 (05 August 2004) | Download Citation

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An unusual γ-ray burst has been detected, much less energetic than expected. But its similarity to an earlier anomalous event suggests that lower-energy bursts might be more plentiful than had been thought.

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  1. Stan Woosley is in the Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, University of California at Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California 95064, USA. e-mail: woosley@ucolick.org

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