Astrophysics: Radioactive glow as a smoking gun

@article{Rosswog2013AstrophysicsRG,
  title={Astrophysics: Radioactive glow as a smoking gun},
  author={Stephan Rosswog},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2013},
  volume={500},
  pages={535-536}
}
  • Stephan Rosswog
  • Published 2013
  • Physics, Medicine
  • Nature
  • The observation of infrared emission following a short γ-ray burst lends support to the hypothesis that mergers of compact binary systems cause such bursts and produce the heaviest nuclei in the cosmos. See Letter p.547 Hubble Space Telescope observations of the location of the short-duration γ-ray burst SGRBH 130603B, which was detected by the Burst Alert Telescope on NASA's Swift satellite on 3 June 2013, provide support for the favoured model for the origin of such bursts — the merger of… CONTINUE READING

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