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The Resource What are gamma-ray bursts?, Joshua S. Bloom

What are gamma-ray bursts?, Joshua S. Bloom

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What are gamma-ray bursts?
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What are gamma-ray bursts?
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Joshua S. Bloom
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Language
eng
Summary
Gamma-ray bursts are the brightest--and, until recently, among the least understood--cosmic events in the universe. Discovered by chance during the cold war, these evanescent high-energy explosions confounded astronomers for decades. But a rapid series of startling breakthroughs beginning in 1997 revealed that the majority of gamma-ray bursts are caused by the explosions of young and massive stars in the vast star-forming cauldrons of distant galaxies. New findings also point to very different origins for some events, serving to complicate but enrich our understanding of the exotic and violent
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Princeton frontiers in physics
What are gamma-ray bursts?, Joshua S. Bloom
Label
What are gamma-ray bursts?, Joshua S. Bloom
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt7sm0h
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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cr
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multicolored
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Contents
Into the belly of the beast -- Afterglows -- The events in context -- The progenitors of gamma-ray bursts -- Gamma-ray bursts as probes of the universe
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1 online resource (xii, 256 pages)
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9781400837007
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computer
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illustrations, map.
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