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Brendan O'Connor

joined in Nov 23, 2023

McWilliams Fellow at Carnegie Mellon University.

O'Connor has 1 break published.

The astonishing jet of an extreme gamma-ray burst

Gamma-ray bursts (GRBs) are short duration transient phenomena lasting from a few seconds to hundreds of seconds. These bursts are localized on the sky using gamma-ray detectors onboard satellites orbiting Earth. The satellites pinpoint the direction of the burst, allowing astronomers to rapidly point their... click to read more

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published on Nov 20, 2023