Telescopes detect 'biggest explosion since Big Bang'

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"I've tried to put this explosion into human terms and it's really, really difficult," co-author Melanie Johnston-Hollitt told BBC News.

"The best I can do is tell you that if this explosion continued to occur over the 240 million years of the outburst - which it probably didn't, but anyway - it'd be like setting off 20 billion, billion megaton TNT explosions every thousandth of a second for the entire 240 million years. So that's incomprehensibly big. Huge."
Incredibly, this amount of energy is equal to TWO roundhouse kicks to the face from Chuck Norris.

Type III civilization physics accident?
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