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Supernovae mark the explosive deaths of particularly massive stars. During the few weeks it lasts, a supernova can outshine all the other stars in a galaxy combined. As if this wasn't powerful enough, there is a rare type of super-charged supernova called a hypernova.
With a power about 100 times that of the already astonishingly powerful "typical" supernova, the hypernova has also been linked to the phenomenon of gamma-ray bursts (GRBs), quick bursts of gamma ray photons, the most energetic form of light.

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