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Gamma Ray Transients and Related Astrophysical Phenomena

by Lingenfelter

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Published by American Institute of Physics .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Astrophysics,
  • Science,
  • Radioactivity,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Astronomy - General,
  • Astrophysics & Space Science,
  • Science / Astronomy,
  • Congresses,
  • Gamma ray bursts,
  • Solar flares

  • Edition Notes

    AIP Conference Proceedings

    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages500
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8179832M
    ISBN 100883181762
    ISBN 109780883181768

    A GRB is simply a burst of gamma rays, which can last from a fraction of a second up to several hours. Typically, GRBs appear from quiescence on timescales of a few seconds at most and then fade away again a few seconds later (a cartoon animation of long- and short-lasting GRBs is shown in Figure ).In some cases, this is a single event, often described as a fast rise exponential decay (FRED). The Question. What is a gamma-ray? And how does an X-ray in space work? The Answer. X-rays and gamma-rays are like the light we can see with our eyes and the radio waves we can detect with radio and TV sets. The only difference is how fast they vibrate. Radio waves vibrate the most slowly, then microwaves and infra-red (heat) waves, then the colors red to violet, then ultra-violet radiation.

    It is fitting that, through his book, Weekes provides the most comprehensive exposition to date on high-energy gamma-ray astronomy. Very High Energy Gamma-Ray Astronomy is written at the graduate or, perhaps, senior-undergraduate level. It is also a useful text for experimentalists, observers, and : Hardcover. Artist impression of the “reverse shock” echoing back though the jets of the gamma-ray burst (GRB B). Credit: NRAO/AUI/NSF, S. Dagnello In the blink of an eye, a massive star more than 2 billion light-years away lost a million-year-long fight against gravity and collapsed, triggering a supernova and forming a black hole at its center.

    He led the discovery of the supernova/gamma-ray burst connection in GRB /SN dh as well as the discovery of the first optical transient of a short-duration gamma-ray burst. He has broad scientific interests, including gravitational lensing (e.g., measuring time delays for multiply imaged quasars), relaxation of dark-matter structures. 1.) Goldstein, Veres, Burns et al.: AN ORDINARY SHORT GAMMA-RAY BURST WITH EXTRAORDINARY IMPLICATIONS: Fermi-GBM DETECTION OF GRB A ApJL, , , 14, arXiv/ 2.) LIGO-Virgo, Fermi-GBM, Integral-ACS: Gravitational Waves and Gamma-Rays from a Binary Neutron Star Merger: GW and GRB A.


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Gamma Ray Transients and Related Astrophysical Phenomena by Lingenfelter Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Gamma ray transients and related astrophysical phenomena: (La Jolla Institute, ). [Richard E Lingenfelter; Hugh S Hudson; Diana M Worrall;]. Andrew Levan is a professor of astronomy and astrophysics at The University of Warwick.

He has spent most of his career focussing on the origins of gamma-ray bursts and their use as cosmic probes, utilising a wide range of ground- and space-based telescopes across the electromagnetic spectrum. Gamma-Ray Burst Monitor The Gamma-ray Burst Monitor (GBM) is the secondary instrument on the Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope (formerly GLAST).

The experiment supports the Large-Area Telescope (LAT) in its observations of gamma-ray bursts and follows in the tracks of CGRO BATSE in observations of pulsars, terrestrial gamma-ray flashes, soft gamma repeaters, solar flares, and any.

Bussard, R. W., and Lamb, F. in Gamma-Ray Transients and Related Astrophysical Phenomena, AIP Conference Proceedings No. 77, ed. Lingenfelter,H. S Cited by: 6. Judy studies Gamma-ray Bursts (GRBs) with both the Fermi Gamma-ray Burst Monitor (GBM) and the Large Area Telescope (LAT), as well as the Neil Gehrels Swift Observatory.

She is especially interested in the extremely energetic GRBs detected in the high-energy gamma-ray band with the LAT, and also what can be learned by probing short GRBs with.

X-ray emission occurs from many celestial objects. These emissions can have a pattern, occur intermittently, or as a transient astronomical X-ray astronomy many sources have been discovered by placing an X-ray detector above the Earth's atmosphere. Often, the first X-ray source discovered in many constellations is an X-ray objects show changing levels of X-ray.

Gamma-ray astronomy, study of astronomical objects and phenomena that emit gamma rays. Gamma-ray telescopes are designed to observe high-energy astrophysical systems, including stellar coronas, white dwarf stars, neutron stars, black holes, supernova remnants, clusters of galaxies, and diffuse gamma-ray background radiation found along the plane of the Milky Way Galaxy.

Gamma-Ray Burst Jets and their Radio Observations - Volume 31 - Jonathan Granot, Alexander J. van der HorstCited by: Recent gamma-ray line observations and their interpretations are reviewed and prospects for future line detections are by: 4. Gamma-ray bursts were first observed in the late s by the U.S.

Vela satellites, which were built to detect gamma radiation pulses emitted by nuclear weapons tested in space. The United States suspected that the Soviet Union might attempt to conduct secret nuclear tests after signing the Nuclear Test Ban Treaty in On July 2,at UTC, the Vela 4 and Vela 3 satellites.

@article{osti_, title = {Thermonuclear model for. gamma. -ray bursts}, author = {Woosley, S.E.}, abstractNote = {The evolution of magnetized neutron stars with field strengths of approx. 10/sup 12/ gauss that are accreting mass onto kilometer-sized polar regions at a rate of approx.

/sup 13/ M/sub 0/yr/sup -1/ is examined. Based on the results of one-dimensional calculations, one finds. Gamma-ray binaries and related systems Gamma-ray binaries and related systems Dubus, Guillaume After initial claims and a long hiatus, it is now established that several binary stars emit high- (– GeV) and very high-energy (> GeV) gamma rays.

A new class has emerged called “gamma-ray binaries”, since most of their radiated power is emitted beyond Author: Dubus, Guillaume. Unfortunately, this book can't be printed from the OpenBook.

If you need to print pages from this book, we recommend downloading it as a PDF. Visit to get more information about this book, to buy it in print, or to download it as a free PDF. The recent discovery of a late cluster of soft transients /1,2/ adds a new aspect to the study of gamma ray bursts.

Its source is consistent with Cited by: 1. Harvard Astronomy Department 60 Garden Street, MS 46 Cambridge, MA Phone: Fax: gamma-ray transients Sources of transient gamma-ray outbursts, the vast majority of which lie within 10° of the galactic plane and have peak luminosities of 10 29 to about 10 28 joules per second.

Both neutron star and black-hole systems exhibit such outbursts. Recent gamma-ray line observations and their interpretations are reviewed and prospects for future line detections are by: 2. strange stars and related astrophysical phenomena Article in International Journal of Modern Physics D 07(02) January with 19 Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Rapporteur Talk of the gamma-ray sessions at the International Cosmic Ray Conference (ICRC) held in Lodz, JulyTo be published in the book of Proceedings: Subjects: High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena () Cite as: arXiv [astro Cited by: 1.

The Workshop focused on highly explosive phenomena in astrophysical systems explored from a wide-ranging vista, such as supernova explosions, gamma-ray bursts, astrophysical jets, and neutron star and black hole systems which are believed to be the main origin of these explosive phenomena. composition of the gamma-ray sky at higher (TeV) energies changes.

This review summarises the status of gamma-ray astronomy obtained through space-based and ground-based observations. It does not aim to provide a complete list of gamma-ray sources, nor does it aim for even a complete list of the di erent source classes.

It aims.Current Topics in Gamma-Ray or radio transients, and are of cosmological origin [5]. we estimate that there is a 1 in 4 chance this candidate is astrophysical in origin. Before the first gamma-ray observatories existed, scientists had already predicted that certain astrophysical phenomena, such as supernovae remnants, should produce gamma radiation.

Development of the field of gamma-ray astronomy was also motivated by a .