End of the Week, End of the World 04-10-09

from https://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/imagegallery/iotd.html

How does death by death star sound? No, not the Star Wars kind -- the kind of star that dies, explodes in a supernova, and sends a wave of killer gamma-ray radiation across the nearby stellar neighborhood, wiping out life.

ObEP: A group of gatecrashers on a crucial mission suddenly find out that their exoplanet is about to be bombarded by a gamma ray burst from a nearby dying star. They have scant time to finish their mission and escape back through the Pandora gate ...