Rohit Khare wrote:
> It's news to me... slick site: http://exosci.com/news/137.html --RK
> NASA / Sunday January 31, 1999
> First ever live gamma ray burst observed
> Because such bursts occur with no warning and typically last for just
> a few seconds, quick detection by orbiting spacecraft and instant
> notification to astronomers are critical in order to catch the bursts
> in the act.