X-ray Satellites Seek Clues to Bursts

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Science  03 Nov 2000:
Vol. 290, Issue 5493, pp. 927
DOI: 10.1126/science.290.5493.927

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Last month the High Energy Transient Explorer 2, the first satellite dedicated to spotting gamma ray bursts, rocketed successfully into orbit, bolstering a handful of x-ray satellites whose instruments are trained on the mysterious explosions. But some researchers say setbacks to the fleet have left unfortunate gaps in coverage.

  • *Gamma ray bursts in the afterglow era, 17–20 October, Rome.