Brightest Gamma Ray Burst Detected by NASA Satellites [VIDEO]

November 22, 2013 5:30 PM

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NASA satellites detected a powerful gamma ray burst from a dying star in a distant galaxy on April. 27, which scientists say is the brightest burst ever recorded.

Captured on April 27 by the Gamma-ray Burst Monitor (GBM) aboard NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Telescope, this brightest cosmic explosion dubbed as GRB 130427A, challenges the previous theoretical knowledge of the functioning of gamma-ray bursts that are considered to the most energetic form of light. The ...

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