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High-Energy Astrophysics in the 2020s and Beyond

  title={High-Energy Astrophysics in the 2020s and Beyond},
  author={Christopher S. Reynolds and Robert Petre and Michael Corcoran and Keith A. Arnaud and Niel Brandt and Laura W. Brenneman and Neil J. Cornish and Gabriela Gonzales and Laura A. Lopez and Kristin Madsen},
  journal={arXiv: High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena},
With each passing decade, we gain new appreciation for the dynamic, connected, and often violent nature of the Universe. This reality necessarily places the study of high-energy processes at the very heart of modern astrophysics. This White Paper illustrates the central role of high-energy astrophysics to some of the most pressing astrophysical problems of our time, the formation/evolution of galaxies, the origin of the heavy elements, star and planet formation, the emergence of life on… 
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