# A very energetic supernova associated with the γ-ray burst of 29 March 2003

@article{Hjorth2003AVE,
title={A very energetic supernova associated with the $\gamma$-ray burst of 29 March 2003},
author={Jens Hjorth and Jesper Sollerman and Palle M{\o}ller and J. P. U. Fynbo and S. E. Woosley and Chryssa Kouveliotou and Nial R. Tanvir and J. Greiner and Michael I. Andersen and Alberto J. Castro-Tirado and Jose Maria Castro Ceron and A. S. Fruchter and Javier Gorosabel and P. Jakobsson and Lex Kaper and S. Klose and Nicola Masetti and Holger Pedersen and Kristian Pedersen and E. Pian and Eliana Palazzi and James E. Rhoads and Evert Rol and Edward van den Heuvel and Paul M. Vreeswijk and Darach Watson and Ralph Wijers},
journal={Nature},
year={2003},
volume={423},
pages={847-850}
}
• Published 17 June 2003
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Over the past five years evidence has mounted that long-duration (>2 s) γ-ray bursts (GRBs)—the most luminous of all astronomical explosions—signal the collapse of massive stars in our Universe. This evidence was originally based on the probable association of one unusual GRB with a supernova, but now includes the association of GRBs with regions of massive star formation in distant galaxies, the appearance of supernova-like ‘bumps’ in the optical afterglow light curves of several bursts and…
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