AAS 198th Meeting, June 2001
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Session 35. GRBs: A Mystery and a Tool

Topical Session Oral, Tuesday, June 5, 2001, 8:30am-12:30pm, 2:00-5:30pm, C107

35.01 Introduction to GRBs and Their Afterglow
T. Piran (Hebrew University, Jerusalem)
35.02 Radio Afterglows
D. A. Frail (National Radio Astronomy Observatory)
35.03 GRB Optical and Infrared Afterglows
P. M. Vreeswijk (University of Amsterdam)
35.04 HETE-2 Status: New Gamma-ray Burst Results and Future Prospects
G. R. Ricker (MIT), HETE Science Team
35.05 Robotic Telescopes
C. W. Akerlof (University of Michigan)
35.06 The First Three Minutes
R. Sari (Caltech)
35.07 Extraction of Energy from Central Engines
R. D. Blandford (Caltech)
35.08 GRBs from Collapsars
A.I. MacFadyen (UC Santa Cruz)
35.09 Afterglow Modeling and GRB Energetics
P. Kumar (IAS, Princeton), A. Panaitescu (Princeton University)
35.10 The Implications of X-ray Afterglows
F. Harrison (Caltech)
35.11 GRBs as a Probe of Cosmology
D. Q. Lamb (U. Chicago)
35.12 Overview: Conclusions and the Future
M. Rees (IoA Cambridge)

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