• Publications
  • Influence
Methods and results of an automatic analysis of a complete sample of Swift-XRT observations of GRBs
TLDR
We present a homogeneous X-ray analysis of all 318 gamma-ray bursts detected by the XRT on the Swift satellite up to 2008 July 23; this represents the largest sample of X-Ray GRB data published to date. Expand
  • 768
  • 118
  • PDF
A Decade of Short-duration Gamma-ray Burst Broadband Afterglows: Energetics, Circumburst Densities, and jet Opening Angles
We present a comprehensive catalog and analysis of broad-band afterglow observations for 103 short-duration gamma-ray bursts (GRBs), comprised of all short GRBs from November 2004 to March 2015 withExpand
  • 245
  • 66
  • PDF
GRB 090423 at a redshift of z ≈ 8.1
Gamma-ray bursts (GRBs) are produced by rare types of massive stellar explosion. Their rapidly fading afterglows are often bright enough at optical wavelengths that they are detectable atExpand
  • 176
  • 57
  • PDF
The Binary Neutron Star Event LIGO/Virgo GW170817 160 Days after Merger: Synchrotron Emission across the Electromagnetic Spectrum
We report deep Chandra, HST and VLA observations of the binary neutron star event GW170817 at $t<160$ d after merger. These observations show that GW170817 has been steadily brightening with time andExpand
  • 171
  • 39
  • PDF
The Combined Ultraviolet, Optical, and Near-infrared Light Curves of the Kilonova Associated with the Binary Neutron Star Merger GW170817: Unified Data Set, Analytic Models, and Physical Implications
We present the first effort to aggregate, homogenize, and uniformly model the combined ultraviolet, optical, and near-infrared dataset for the electromagnetic counterpart of the binary neutron starExpand
  • 170
  • 32
  • PDF
A gravitational-wave standard siren measurement of the Hubble constant
On 17 August 2017, the Advanced LIGO and Virgo detectors observed the gravitational-wave event GW170817—a strong signal from the merger of a binary neutron-star system. Less than two seconds afterExpand
  • 407
  • 29
  • PDF
Birth of a relativistic outflow in the unusual γ-ray transient Swift J164449.3+573451
Active galactic nuclei, which are powered by long-term accretion onto central supermassive black holes, produce relativistic jets with lifetimes of at least one million years, and the observation ofExpand
  • 248
  • 27
  • PDF
The Electromagnetic Counterpart of the Binary Neutron Star Merger LIGO/VIRGO GW170817. IV. Detection of Near-infrared Signatures of r-process Nucleosynthesis with Gemini-South
We present a near-infrared spectral sequence of the electromagnetic counterpart to the binary neutron star merger GW170817 detected by Advanced LIGO/Virgo. Our dataset comprises seven epochs of J+HExpand
  • 185
  • 25
  • PDF
The Electromagnetic Counterpart of the Binary Neutron Star Merger LIGO/Virgo GW170817. V. Rising X-Ray Emission from an Off-axis Jet
We report the discovery of rising X-ray emission from the binary neutron star (BNS) merger event GW170817. This is the first detection of X-ray emission from a gravitational-wave source. ObservationsExpand
  • 197
  • 23
  • PDF
Rapidly evolving and luminous transients from Pan-STARRS1
In the past decade, several rapidly evolving transients have been discovered whose timescales and luminosities are not easily explained by traditional supernovae (SNe) models. The sample size ofExpand
  • 128
  • 21
  • PDF