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One of the most powerful ever detected: Astronomers determine the source of a rare massive burst of gamma rays

One of the most powerful ever detected: Astronomers determine the source of a rare massive burst of gamma rays

Artist’s impression of a gamma-ray burst just after the collapse of its progenitor star. Credit: Nuria Jordana-Mitjans/University of Bath Scientists determine that a gamma-ray burst detected on Earth was caused by a space explosion that occurred less than 900 million years ago. On September 5, 2021, light from a Highly Energetic Gamma Burst (GRB) – …

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Massive sex study disproves common assumption about human mating habits

Massive sex study disproves common assumption about human mating habits

The idea that correlation does not imply causation is a fundamental caveat in epidemiological research. A classic example involves a hypothetical link between ice cream sales and drownings. Instead of an increase in ice cream consumption causing more people to drown, it is plausible that a third variable (summer weather) increases the appetite for ice …

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