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Transient phenomena : opportunities for new discoveries

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dc.contributor.author Lazio, T. Joseph W.
dc.date.accessioned 2011-08-03T20:16:40Z
dc.date.available 2011-08-03T20:16:40Z
dc.date.issued 2010-09-10
dc.identifier.citation GRACE Science Team Meeting (GSTM), Potsdam, Germany, September 10, 2010. en_US
dc.identifier.clearanceno 10-5540
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2014/41775
dc.description.abstract Known classes of radio wavelength transients range from the nearby (stellar flares and radio pulsars) to the distant Universe (γ-ray burst afterglows). Hypothesized classes of radio transients include analogs of known objects, such as extrasolar planets emitting Jovian-like radio bursts and giantpulse emitting pulsars in other galaxies, to the exotic, such as prompt emission from γ-ray bursts, evaporating black holes and transmitters from other civilizations. Time domain astronomy has been recognized internationally as a means of addressing key scientific questions in astronomy and physics, and pathfinders and Precursors to the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) are beginning to offer a combination of wider fields of view and more wavelength agility than has been possible in the past. These improvements will continue when the SKA itself becomes operational. I illustrate the range of transient phenomena and discuss how the detection and study of radio transients will improve immensely. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship NASA/JPL en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Pasadena, CA : Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2010. en_US
dc.subject GRACE en_US
dc.subject bottom pressure en_US
dc.title Transient phenomena : opportunities for new discoveries en_US
dc.type Preprint en_US
dc.subject.NASATaxonomy Astronomy en_US


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