It could be doable to make use of the brightest occasions within the universe, gamma ray bursts, to measure cosmic distances – which may assist researchers work out the universe’s construction
2 August 2022
Blasts of gamma rays from the distant universe could present a brand new solution to measure cosmic distances. These gamma ray bursts (GRBs) may assist us perceive the construction and enlargement of the universe.
GRBs are the brightest occasions within the universe. They happen when large stars die in supernova explosions or when large objects resembling neutron stars smash collectively, producing highly effective flashes of radiation.