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What does GR stand for?

GR stands for Gamma Ray

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He studies gamma ray bursts — the byproducts of unimaginable violence, worse than an extinction-level asteroid impact or an all-Canadian hockey playoff series, calamities like the collapse of a star into a black hole.
Such statements include information regarding our expectations, goals or intentions about the future, including, but not limited to, statements regarding the sale of a Mobile Gamma Ray System (GaRDS(TM)), the nature of the technology upon which this product is based, and Rapiscan's competitive position in the marketplace.
Taking into account the huge distance from earth of the burst, scientists worked out that the blast was stronger than 9,000 supernovae -- powerful explosions that occur at the end of a star's lifetime -- and that the gas jets emitting the initial gamma rays moved at nearly the speed of light.
Was GRB 060218 "unique" because it produced a burst of gamma rays or because its axis was pointed our way?
The discovery, reported at a meeting here, was made using the Compton Gamma Ray Observatory, a satellite launched by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration six years ago.