December 9, 2022

A view of GRB221009A from the Gemini South telescope in Chile.

GRB221009 gamma ray burst is a once-in-a-century event

All eyes are on the source of the record-breaking gamma-ray burst that lit up the sky last week.

On October 9, a beam of light more energetic than astronomers have ever seen passes through our planet, temporarily blinding the detectors on several NASA satellites. The ray came from a gamma ray burstIt is the most active type of explosion known to occur in Universe (part of the the great explosion) which is believed to accompany the birth of some black holes.