Impact on cosmology of the celestial anisotropy of the short gamma-ray bursts

A. Mészáros, L. G. Balázs, Z. Bagoly, P. Veres

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Abstract

Recently the anisotropy of the short gamma-ray bursts detected by BATSE was announced (Vavrek et al. 2008). The impact of this discovery on cosmology is discussed. It is shown that the anisotropy found may cause the breakdown of the cosmological principle.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)293-296
Number of pages4
JournalBaltic Astronomy
Volume18
Issue number3-4
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 2009

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Keywords

  • Cosmology
  • Gamma-rays: Bursts

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Astronomy and Astrophysics
  • Space and Planetary Science

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