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The Brightness That Illuminates the Milky Way: A Cosmic Explosion 1 Million Times Larger Than the Milky Way Galaxy Has Been Observed!

We, who witnessed the impressive light of the Milky Way, now experience a million times this brightness, James Webb Space Telescope Thanks to this, we had the chance to observe. The American Space Agency NASA made a cosmological discovery with this huge telescope.

March 7, 2023: Unique Event in Deep Space

On this date, a light coming from the depths of space attracted the attention of the James Webb Space Telescope. A light 1 million times brighter than the Milky Way combined! This pointed to the formation of rare chemical elements necessary for life in space.

Second Brightest Gamma Ray Burst in 50 Years

This cosmic event went down in history as the second brightest gamma ray explosion recorded after half a century of research. So how did this fascinating explosion occur? It was the result of the merger of two neutron stars into a galaxy approximately 1 billion light-years away.

With this big explosion ‘GRB 230307AA rare explosion called ‘ in astronomy’kilonovaIt brought about an event known as ‘. Andrew Levan, professor of astrophysics at Radboud University in the Netherlands, stated that this kilonova was observed for the first time with the James Webb Space Telescope.

Discovery of Rare Metalloid ‘Tellurium’

After the explosion, through the telescope ‘telluriumA chemical trace of a rare metalloid called ‘ has been found. But James Webb was not alone. NASA’s other instruments, the Fermi Gamma-Light Space Telescope, the Neil Gehrels Swift Observatory and the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), also witnessed this fascinating explosion.

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