Gamma Ray Bursts

Gamma-ray bursts are brief, powerful flashes of gamma-rays. They are the big one– gamma-ray bursts (GRBs) are the most powerful explosions in the Universe! They are also the brightest- emitting the most radiation of any object. They can emit as much light as millions of galaxies when they are at their brightest.

Have a look through these pages to find out more about gamma-ray bursts.