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Astrophysics: Fire in the hole!

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    This story originally gave the wrong affiliation for Ted Jacobson — he is at the University of Maryland in College Park not in Baltimore. The text has now been corrected.


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Merali, Z. Astrophysics: Fire in the hole!. Nature 496, 20–23 (2013).

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