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Jun 1, 2007

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Nature 444, 1010-1011 (21 December 2006) | doi:10.1038/4441010a; Published online 21 December 2006

Gigantic cosmological gamma-ray bursts have fallen into a dichotomy of long and short bursts, each with a very different origin. The discovery of an oddball burst calls for a rethink of that classification.