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Gamma-ray Bursts in the Afterglow Era:

Proceedings of the International Workshop Held in Rome, Italy, 17-20 October 2000 (ESO Astrophysics Symposium (European Southern Observatory)) (Hardcover)

Enrico Costa (Editor), Filippo Frontera (Editor), Jens Hjorth (Editor)

Hardcover: 459 pages
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. K (Dec 2001)
Language: English

ISBN-10: 3540427716
ISBN-13: 978-3540427711

£34.50 + £1.99 sourcing fee


The information received from BeppoSAX, Chandra and other instruments in the last two years has more than doubled the number of samples of Gamma-Ray Bursts localized and followed up for afterglow search. This has also increased the interest of astronomers in GRBs.

This book reviews the research of the last two years and covers the global properties of GRBs, GRB afterglows, GRB host galaxies, cosmology using GRBs, and theories for GRBs and their afterglows. Theoretical and observational aspects are presented as well as tools for the analysis of the data.

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