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Gamma-Ray Bursts as a Probe of Cosmology

Lamb, Donald Q. and Reichart, Daniel E. (2001) Gamma-Ray Bursts as a Probe of Cosmology. In: Relativistic Astrophysics. AIP Conference Proceedings. No.586. American Institute of Physics , Melville, N.Y. , pp. 605-610. ISBN 0-7354-0026-1

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We show that, if the long GRBs are produced by the collapse of massive stars, GRBs and their afterglows may provide a powerful probe of cosmology and the early universe.

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Additional Information:© 2001 American Institute of Physics. Issue Date: 15 October 2001.
Subject Keywords:gamma-ray sources (astronomical), cosmology, gamma-ray astronomy, afterglows, star formation, black holes, red shift, gravitational collapse, stellar evolution
Classification Code:PACS: 98.70.Rz; 98.80.Es; 97.10.Bt; 97.60.Bw; 97.60.Lf; 98.62.Py
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Official Citation:Gamma-ray bursts as a probe of cosmology Donald Q. Lamb and Daniel E. Reichart, AIP Conf. Proc. 586, 605 (2001), DOI:10.1063/1.1419621
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