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Submission + - The Andromeda Galaxy Just Had a Bright Gamma Ray Event (io9.com)

SpaceMika writes: We just saw something bright in the Andromeda Galaxy, and we don't know what it was. A Gamma Ray Burst or an Ultraluminous X-Ray Object, either way it will be the closest of its type we've ever observed at just over 2 million light years away. It's the perfect distance: close enough to observe in unprecedented detail, and far enough to not kill us all.
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The Andromeda Galaxy Just Had a Bright Gamma Ray Event

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