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02-19-12, 11:30 AM
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Our Video Sunday feature continues with this set of supercomputer simulations from the Max Planck Institute (http://www.eva.mpg.de/) showing how merging neutron stars can power a short gamma-ray burst.

A spoonful of matter from a neutron star the size of a sugar cube would weigh as much as the water in all the Great Lakes.

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