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Wanted: One Good Cosmic Blast to Shake the Neighborhood

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Science  09 Jan 2004:
Vol. 303, Issue 5655, pp. 164-165
DOI: 10.1126/science.303.5655.164

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As scientists wait for our galaxy's next supernova, experiments around the world are poised to capture critical streams of data that will last only a few seconds--and that may still be decades away.