A Lake-burst is a phenomenon referred to in Irish mythology, in which a previously non-existent lake comes into being, often when a grave is being dug. It is thought to be a reference to the collapse of the thin roof of a water-filled cave, creating a sinkhole.
Burst-hunter's rich data harvest yields a cosmic enigma: the 2-year-old Swift gamma ray satellite has delighted astrophysicists with its versatility--and surprised them with observations that don't fit the models.(ASTROPHYSICS)
Dec 01, 2006; SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA -- In the quest for the secrets of cosmic explosions known as gamma ray bursts (GRBs), no...