Occupation: Astronomer and Science Communicator
Year born: 1984
Research Areas: Extragalactic X-ray Binaries, Radio Astronomy
"Science isn’t done until it is communicated."
Occupation: Physicist & Astronomer
Year born: 1873
Research Areas: Relativity, Black Holes, Quantum Theory, Stars, Comets
"Mathematics, physics, chemistry, astronomy, march in one front."
Occupation: Physicist & Author
Year born: 1942
Research Areas: Cosmology, Theoretical Physics
Year born: 1910
Research Areas: Stellar Evolution, Black Holes
"My motive has not been to solve a single problem, but to acquire a perspective of an entire area"
Gamma-ray bursts (or GRBs) are very short and intense bursts of gamma-ray radiation. If we take a look at the electromagnetic spectrum, we can see that gamma rays are even higher in energy than X-rays. This makes the events which create them, extremely high-energy events.