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"Gamma-ray bursts (GRBs) are the most luminous explosions in the universe, which within seconds release energy comparable to what the Sun releases in its entire lifetime. The field... Read more
"Gamma-ray bursts (GRBs) are the most luminous explosions in the universe, which within seconds release energy comparable to what the Sun releases in its entire lifetime. The field of GRBs has developed rapidly and matured over the past decades. Written by a leading researcher, this text presents a thorough treatment of every aspect of the physics of GRBs. It starts with an overview of the field and an introduction to GRB phenomenology"--
The Physics of Gamma-Ray Bursts Hardback edition by Professor Bing Zhang
Bing Zhang is a Professor of Astrophysics at University of Nevada, Las Vegas, a Changjiang Visiting Chair Professor of Astrophysics at Peking University, Beijing, and a fellow of the American Physics Society. His research interests include astrophysics of black holes of different scales, neutron stars of different species, relativistic jets, radiation mechanisms, and multi-messenger astrophysics. He has published more than 300 refereed papers. Most of his published works are related to the physics of gamma-ray bursts, and he is one of the most cited theorists in the field. He has extensive teaching experience at the undergraduate and graduate level.
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