Gamma Ray Burst Leads to Rare Disturbance in Earth’s Ionosphere

On August 1, 1983, the Earth experienced a significant disturbance in its atmosphere due to a gamma ray burst (GRB) believed to have originated from the explosion of a nearby massive star. This event had a noticeable effect on low-frequency radio waves traveling around the planet by disturbing the lower ionosphere, a partially ionized region … Read more