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12:45 PM -- According to the International Reporter, a gamma ray burst has taken nearly 13 billion years to touch our Earth.

ROME - An Italian team of astronomers has recently observed the afterglow of a Gamma-Ray Burst, the farthest known ever, having a measured redshift of 6.3. The light from this very remote astronomical source has taken about 12,700 million years to reach the Earth.

As per Guido Chincarini from INAF-Osservatorio Astronomico di Brera and University of Milano-Bicocca (Italy) and leader of a team that studied the object with ESO's Very Large Telescope confirms that it is among the intrinsically brightest Gamma-Ray Burst ever observed.

What it means? I'm not really sure. Possibly will go to $4?

— R. Scott Raynovich, Cosmic Guy, Light Reading

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