Mon, Nov 22, 2004 - Page 7 News List

Space observatory sent to chase black holes

SPACE RESEARCH The `Swift' spacecraft will scan space and gather data on gamma ray bursts, which are thought to indicate the birth of black holes

AP , CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA

Scientists are quick to point out that military spy satellites may well exceed Swift's swiftness. On the scientific front, though, this rapid-response observatory has no peer.

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