Gamma-ray bursts: the first three minutes : proceedings of a workshop held at Gräftåvallen, Sweden, 6-11 February 1999

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Juri Poutanen, Roland Svensson
Astronomical Society of the Pacific, 1999 - Nature - 305 pages
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Annotation Papers from a February 1999 workshop discuss unresolved issues regarding prompt emission of gamma-ray bursts (GRBs). Themes are temporal properties, spectral properties, central engine and radiative mechanisms, spatial distribution, luminosity function, cosmological effects, and future missions. Specific topics include radiation from relativistic strongly magnetized outflows, quasi-thermal comptonization and GRBs, and cosmological signatures in temporal and spectral characteristics of GRBs. The volume lacks a subject index. The editors are affiliated with the Stockholm Observatory. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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Contents

GammaRay Bursts A Puzzle Being Resolved
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A Search for a Unifying Law
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Power Density Spectra of GammaRay Bursts
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