Gamma-Ray Burst: Sixth Huntsville Symposium, Huntsville
Charles Meegan, Chryssa Kouveliotou, Neil Gehrels
American Inst. of Physics, Jun 11, 2009 - Science - 456 pages
This was a technical symposium for astrophysicists working on gamma-ray bursts. It included discussions on the latest theoretical and experimental research on this topic, as well as plans for the next generation of orbiting instrumentation. The proceedings will be useful for specialists in the area of gamma-ray burst astronomy.
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