Gamma-ray bursts in the swift-Fermi era

  title={Gamma-ray bursts in the swift-Fermi era},
  author={N. C. Gehrels and Soebur Razzaque},
  journal={Frontiers of Physics},
Gamma-ray bursts (GRBs) are among the most violent occurrences in the universe. They are powerful explosions, visible to high redshift, and thought to be the signature of black hole birth. They are highly luminous events and provide excellent probes of the distant universe. GRB research has greatly advanced over the past 10 years with the results from Swift, Fermi and an active followup community. In this review we survey the interplay between these recent observations and the theoretical… 
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  • Physics
    Proceedings of High Energy Astrophysics in Southern Africa — PoS(HEASA2018)
  • 2019
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