Jul 8, 1998
A whole lot of shakin' going on
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A whole lot of shakin'
Starquakes lead to discovery
of first new Soft Gamma Repeater in 19
- Magnetar discovery announcement including more details, interviews and more illustrations (May 20, 1998)
- Magnetars.org website
- Soft Gamma Repeaters
- Burst and Transient Source Experiment (BATSE)
- Rossi X-Ray Timing Explorer
- The mysterious gamma ray bursts that still puzzle astronomers
- BATSE.COM web site
- Click on the image at right to download an 272KB Acrobat PDF page combining the two images of SGR 1627-41's location.
- NASA's Office of Space Science press releases and other news related to NASA and astrophysics