Gamma-ray Bursts

  title={Gamma-ray Bursts},
  author={Alberto J. Castro-Tirado},
Since their discovery in 1967, Gamma-ray bursts (GRBs) have been puzzling to astrophysicists. With the advent of a new generation of X-ray satellites in the late 90’s, it was possible to carry out deep multi-wavelength observations of the counterparts associated with the long duration GRBs class just within a few hours of occurrence, thanks to the observation of the fading X-ray emission that follows the more energetic gamma-ray photons once the GRB event has ended. The fact that this emission… 
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