Supernovae and Gamma-Ray Bursts: The Greatest Explosions Since the Big Bang
Cambridge University Press, 2 лип. 2001 р. - 376 стор.
Gamma-ray bursts are the most powerful explosions known in the Universe. Since their discovery in the early 1970s, they have been the subject of intense study but have defied detailed explanation. It is believed that supernovae and gamma-ray bursts may be related phenomena. This book brings together scientists working on supernovae and gamma-ray bursts to explore this connection and forge a new understanding. It includes invited reviews by leading experts in both fields who gathered at the Space Telescope Science Institute. It provides a comprehensive review of observations (ranging from gamma-rays to the radio) and theoretical models of supernovae and gamma-ray bursts, and a fascinating exploration of the possible links between the two classes of objects. It also critically examines the use of Type Ia supernovae for measuring the size of the Universe, and recent evidence for a cosmological constant. This volume provides a unique and stimulating reference for all students and researchers interested in supernovae, gamma-ray bursts, and the relationship between them.
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Gamma ray mechanisms
Xray afterows of gammaray bursts
Xray emission of Supernova 1998bw in the error box of GRB980425
The interaction of supernovae and gammaray bursts with their surroundings
Superluminous supernova remnants
SNe Ic 1998bw 1997ef and SN IIn 1997cy
Collapsars GammaRay Bursts and Supernovae
Radio supernovas and GRB 980425
Models for la Supernovae and evolutionary effects
Universality in SN Iae and the Phillips relation
SNe GRBs and the global properties of the Universe
How good are SNe la as standard candles?
Type la Supernovae and their implications for cosmology
Supernovae and Gamma Ray Bursts
PreSupernova evolution of massive stars
7-ray bursts absorption accretion afterglow BATSE BeppoSAX binary black hole bright burning calculations calibration Cepheid Chandrasekhar mass Chevalier circumstellar collimation core decay deflagration delayed detonation density detected distance effects ejecta electron evolution expansion velocity explosion energy Fe-group FIGURE flux Galama galaxies gamma-ray bursts Hamuy helium Hoflich Hubble diagram hypernova images initial interaction Iwamoto Khokhlov kinetic energy Kulkarni layers light curve Livio Lorentz factor luminosity magnetar magnitude mass loss rates massive stars maximum mergers Meszaros MNRAS models neutrino neutron star NOMOTO nuclei nucleosynthesis observed optical PACZYNSKI PANAGIA parameters peak photon photosphere Piran power law produced progenitor r-process radiation radio emission ratio redshift Rees region relativistic Riess Saha Sandage SNIa spectrum stellar stellar evolution supernovae synthetic spectra Tammann Telescope THIELEMANN trigger Type Type Ib/c wavelengths Weiler WHEELER white dwarf wind Woosley X-ray