72 baffling bright & fast explosions spotted in space

2E83AE0F-C4D2-44B8-B7B8-F0A1EEA29E30.jpegBaffled astronomers are struggling to explain their discovery of 72 exceptionally rapid flashes of light which are unlike anything previously observed in space. The events resemble a supernova – the explosion of huge stars at the end of their lives – but are far more fleeting, visible for only a week to a month. For comparison, supernova events last for several months or more. The flashes are also of similar brightness to a supernova – where the explosions can be as bright as a whole galaxy filled with stars…..More

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