Gamma-Ray Bursts The brightest explosions in the Universe

Since their discovery was first announced in 1973, gamma-ray bursts (GRBs) have been among the most fascination objects in the universe. While the initial mystery has gone, the fascination continues, sustained by the close connection linking GRBs with some of the most fundamental topics in modern as...

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Main Authors: Vedrenne, Gilbert, Atteia, Jean-Luc (Author)
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Berlin, Heidelberg Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2009, 2009
Edition:1st ed. 2009
Series:Astronomy and Planetary Sciences
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Since their discovery was first announced in 1973, gamma-ray bursts (GRBs) have been among the most fascination objects in the universe. While the initial mystery has gone, the fascination continues, sustained by the close connection linking GRBs with some of the most fundamental topics in modern astrophysics and cosmology. Both authors have been active in GRB observations for over two decades and have produced an outstanding account on both the history and the perspectives of GRB research
Physical Description:XXXIX, 580 p online resource
ISBN:9783540390886