THE GALAXY HOSTS AND LARGE-SCALE ENVIRONMENTS OF SHORT-HARD GAMMA-RAY BURSTS

@article{Prochaska2005THEGH,
  title={THE GALAXY HOSTS AND LARGE-SCALE ENVIRONMENTS OF SHORT-HARD GAMMA-RAY BURSTS},
  author={J. Xavier Prochaska and Joshua S. Bloom and H.-W. Chen and Ryan J. Foley and Daniel A. Perley and Enrico Ramirez-Ruiz and Jonathan Granot and W. H. Lee and David Pooley and K. Alatalo and Kevin Hurley and et al. UCOLick Observatory and U. California Berkeley and University of Chicago and Ias and KIPACStanford and Unam and SSLBerkeley},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
  year={2005},
  volume={642},
  pages={989-994}
}
The rapid succession of discoveries of short-duration hard-spectrum gamma-ray bursts (GRBs) has led to unprecedented insights into the energetics of the explosion and nature of the progenitors. Yet short of the detection of a smoking gun, such as a burst of coincident gravitational radiation or a Li-Paczynski minisupernova, it is unlikely that a definitive claim can be made for the progenitors. As was the case with long-duration soft-spectrum GRBs, however, the expectation is that a systematic… Expand

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