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Gamma-Ray Burst Educator Unit

As a part of its educational effort, the a href="http://epo.sonoma.edu/">Education and Public Outreach Group at Sonoma State University put together these standards-based activities, which are designed to use gamma-ray bursts to engage your students and teach them science and math concepts. Gamma-ray bursts are unimaginably huge explosions signaling the births of black holes.

gamma-ray burst poster

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View the Educator Guide and supporting materials


A service of the High Energy Astrophysics Science Archive Research Center (HEASARC), Dr. Alan Smale (Director), within the Astrophysics Science Division (ASD) at NASA/GSFC