On the Association of Gamma-Ray Bursts with Supernovae

@article{Kippen1998OnTA,
  title={On the Association of Gamma-Ray Bursts with Supernovae},
  author={R. Marc Kippen and M S Briggs and Jefferson Michael Kommers and Chryssa Kouveliotou and Kevin Hurley and Craig Richard Robinson and Jan van Paradijs and Dieter H. Hartmann and Titus J. Galama and Paul M. Vreeswijk},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal Letters},
  year={1998},
  volume={506},
  pages={L27 - L30}
}
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