A possible macronova in the late afterglow of the long–short burst GRB 060614


Long-duration (>2 s) γ-ray bursts that are believed to originate from the death of massive stars are expected to be accompanied by supernovae. GRB 060614, that lasted 102 s, lacks a supernova-like emission down to very stringent limits and its physical origin is still debated. Here we report the discovery of near-infrared bump that is significantly above… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/ncomms8323

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