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Magnetic fields in γ-ray bursts

Observations of a high degree of polarization in the immediate optical afterglow of a γ-ray burst indicate that these powerful cosmic explosions carry large-scale, ordered magnetic fields. See Letter p.119

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Lyutikov, M. Magnetic fields in γ-ray bursts. Nature 504, 92–93 (2013).

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