Gamma-Ray Bursts: 30 Years of Discovery: Gamma-Ray Burst Symposium

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E.E. Fenimore, M. Galasso
American Inst. of Physics, 21/ott/2004 - 783 pagine
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In the last thirty years, gamma-ray bursts have grown from an oddity to a central position in astrophysics. Not only are they the largest explosions since the big bang, capable of flooding most of the universe with gamma-rays, but their brilliance serves as a backlight that can illuminate the cosmos far deeper into the early universe than any other object. Their unpredictability has forced researchers to use extreme measures to observe them: completely autonomous satellites and robotic ground-based telescopes. Their bizarre physical properties have pushed us to develop new theories of astrophysical explosions. Topics include: global properties of GRBs; X-ray flashes; ultra-high energy gamma-rays, neutrinos, gravity waves; prompt emission and early afterglows; relativistic jets and polarization; GRB030329; GRB progenitors; GRB connection to supernovae; dark versus bright GRBs; late afterglows; GRBs and cosmology; general observations; general theory; analysis and observation techniques; present satellites; Swift satellite; future satellites; and robotic observing systems.

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A Unified Jet Model of XRay Flashes and GammaRay Bursts
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Radiation Processes in GRBs Prompt Emission
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Broad Band 2700 keV Properties of the GRBs Observed
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