Flash!: The Hunt for the Biggest Explosions in the Universeby Govert Schilling
Pub. Date: 04/28/2002
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Exciting story of gamma-ray burst research, from initial detection to most recent discoveries. See more details below
Exciting story of gamma-ray burst research, from initial detection to most recent discoveries.
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Table of ContentsForeword; Prologue: the breath of Armageddon; 1. The sky watchers of Los Alamos; 2. The bat mystery; 3. A duel over distance; 4. Liras, tears and satellites; 5. Beaming in on afterglows; 6. First among equals; 7. Saucers and shimmers; 8. Thinking with the speed of light; 9. Competition for the Big Bang; 10. Amazing relations; 11. Alchemists of the cosmos; 12. The magnetar attraction; 13. Argus eyes and Livermore; 14. Fireworks and Black Holes; 15. A flashing future; 16. War and peace.
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