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…the second of the HEAO series of very large high-energy space observatories. It employed the first image-forming grazing-incidence X-ray optics for extra-solar X-ray astronomy and revolutionized the field of X-ray

X-ray monitoring mission comes to an end

particular X-ray source in the sky. Unlike imaging satellites such as the Chandra X-ray Observatory, RXTE did not take X-ray pictures of its targets. Instead, the combination of instruments onboard…

X-ray monitoring mission comes to an end

particular X-ray source in the sky. Unlike imaging satellites such as the Chandra X-ray Observatory, RXTE did not take X-ray pictures of its targets. Instead, the combination of instruments onboard…

Durations of Gamma-ray Bursts and X-Ray Flashes in X-ray and Gamma-Ray Bands Observed with HETE-2

1 Gamma-Ray Bursts: 30 Years of Discovery Suzuki, M. and Kawai, N. and Yoshida, A. and Shirasaki, Y. and Matsuoka, M. and Tamagawa, T. and Torii, K. and Sakamoto, T….

Three Talks and a Lab Tour: Artificial Intelligence in Science; Roman Warships in Experiment–Reconstruction and Sailing Tests; The Future of X-ray Polarimetry in Astronomy; Tour of the X-ray Polarimetry Laboratory

…keV. Recently, a few detections have been reported using Compton scattering at hard X-rays. A newly approved NASA mission is the Imaging X-ray Polarization Explorer (IXPE). It would operate in…

Talk + 2 tours: Exploring the Universe from Near to Far with the Chandra X-ray Observatory

spectra of astrophysical objects, except working with high energy X-rays instead of optical light. This means that Chandra views some of the universe’s most exotic and energetic phenomena: supernovae, neutron…

Dead X-ray satellite reveals “quiet” center of massive galaxy cluster

During that month, the satellite picked up incoming X-rays at various wavelengths, with higher precision than any previous X-ray detectors. The X-ray data formed a spectrum that peaked at certain…

The First Gamma-Ray Counterpart to a Fast Radio Burst (& other adventures with subthreshold gamma-ray data) — Speaker: Jimmy DeLaunay, Penn State University

…z~0.55 redshift implied by its dispersion measure, the bursts gamma-ray energy output is E_gamma ~ 5 x 10^51 erg. I will present the results of follow-up campaigns carried out for…

Global Characteristics of X-Ray Flashes and X-Ray-Rich Gamma-Ray Bursts Observed by HETE-2

1 Astrophysical Journal Sakamoto, T. and Lamb, D.Q. and Kawai, N. and Yoshida, A. and Graziani, C. and Fenimore, E.E. and Donaghy, T.Q. and Matsuoka, M. and…

Optical Observations of Black Hole Binaries: Improved Parameters for X-ray Nova MUSCAE 1991; Outburst Lightcurves for X-ray Nova VELA 1993 and X-ray Nova SCO 1994

1 American Astronomical Society Meeting Abstracts Orosz, J.A. and Bailyn, C.D. and McClintock, J.E. and Remillard, R.A. 12 8898 Orosz, J.A. and Bailyn, C.D. and McClintock, J.E….