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Fraser
2010-Feb-04, 06:00 PM
Are the relativistic jets of long gamma ray bursts (GRBs) produced by brand new black holes? Do some core-collapse supernovae result in black holes and relativistic jets?The answer to both questions is 'very likely, yes'! And what recent research points to those answers? Study of an Ic supernova (SN 2007gr), and an Ibc one (SN [...]

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