Re: Distant Gamma Ray Burster Nailed

Steve Witham (
Wed, 21 May 1997 22:12:26 -0400

>[...] Since they vary over time scales as short as
>a millisecond, they can't be bigger than a light-millisecond across, i.e.
>3000 km.

Is it possible that something collects a spread-out
effect into a short pulse, some sort of shock-wave maybe?
If the medium were "charged" somehow, maybe it could even
amplify the original source?


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