Physics @ Berkeley
Physics in the News
Title: RHESSI satellite captures giant gamma-ray flare
Date: 02/18/2005
Publication: UC Berkeley News
Editor: Robert Sanders, Media Relations
Extended Text: BERKELEY Astronomers around the world recorded late last year the brightest explosion ever of high-energy X-rays and gamma rays a split-second flash from the other side of our galaxy that was strong enough to affect the Earth's atmosphere.