Q&A: General Astronomy and Space Science
I have never heard of any one mentioning gamma rays. Do
gamma rays exist in space?
There are gamma rays in space, and probably every kind of radiation you can think of. [More information on the electromagnetic spectrum is available at
http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/em_radiation.html & http://chandra.harvard.edu/xray_astro/xrays.html]
In fact, the most mysterious objects in the universe are
very hot flashes of light that emit mostly in the gamma ray energy,
called gamma ray bursts. We have a description of gamma ray