Gamma-Ray Bursts 2007: Proceedings of the Santa Fe Conference

Front Cover
Mark Galassi, David Palmer, Edward Fenimore
American Inst. of Physics, May 27, 2008 - Science - 657 pages
0 Reviews
Reviews aren't verified, but Google checks for and removes fake content when it's identified

For more than three decades, gamma-ray bursts have grown from an oddity to a central topic 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 required new theories on massive explosions.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.


Status of Swift GRB Observations
GammaRay Bursts Classified Physically
On the Selection Effects of the EpeakEiso Correlation

50 other sections not shown

Common terms and phrases

Bibliographic information