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Mystery of rare 5-hour space explosion explained with help from US/Russia and US/UK/Italy satellites

17 September 2014 — Next week in St. Petersburg, Russia, scientists on an international team that includes Penn State University astronomers will present a paper that provides a simple explanation for mysterious ultra-long gamma-ray bursts -- a very rare form of the most powerful explosions in the universe.

Groh Receives Two Major Schreyer Honors College Awards (14 May 2014)

Frank Pugh Honored as an Evan Pugh Professor at Penn State (9 May 2014)

Andrew Read Honored as an Evan Pugh Professor at Penn State (9 May 2014)

X-Ray Satellite Delivers Surprising New Clues about Formation of Clusters of Sun-like Stars (7 May 2014)

Simpson Lecture Set for 5 May 2014 (Event Date: 05 May 2014) (101 Althouse Laboratory, from 05 May 2014 04:00 PM to 05 May 2014 05:30 PM)

Star Is Discovered To Be a Close Neighbor of the Sun and the Coldest of Its Kind (25 April 2014)

Solved: Mysteries of a Nearby Planetary System's Dynamics (22 April 2014)

First Earth-Size Planet Is Discovered in Another Star's "Habitable Zone" (17 April 2014)

Gallery Documenting 65-Year Career of C.R. Rao Opens in India (16 April 2014)

Ernest C. Pollard Lecture Scheduled for 28 April 2014 (Event Date: 28 April 2014) (108 Wartik Laboratory, from 28 April 2014 04:00 PM to 28 April 2014 05:00 PM)

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