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UK Space Conference: Gamma Ray Bursts and Swift (Julian Osborne)

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UK Space Conference: Gamma Ray Bursts and Swift (Julian Osborne)

  1. 1. UVOT Cnts/s Gamma Ray Bursts and Swift BAT Julian Osborne University of Leicester XRT UK Space Conference - Charterhouse School March 28 2008
  2. 2. Outline GRB introduction Swift observatory GRB afterglows Short GRBs The most distant GRBs Breaking News: GRB 080319B
  3. 3. GRB introduction Swift observatory GRB afterglows Short GRBs The most distant GRBs Braking News: GRB 080319B The first gamma-ray burst (1969) Klebesadel et al 1973

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