On the origin of the dark gamma-ray bursts

A. Mészáros, Z. Bagoly, S. Klose, F. Ryde, S. Larsson, L. G. Balázs, I. Horváth, L. Borgonovo

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Abstract

The origin of dark bursts - i.e. that have no observed afterglows in X-ray, optical/NIR and radio ranges - is unclear yet. Different possibilities - instrumental biases, very high redshifts, extinction in the host galaxies - are discussed and shown to be important. On the other hand, the dark bursts should not form a new subgroup of long gamma-ray bursts themselves.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)311-314
Number of pages4
JournalNuovo Cimento della Societa Italiana di Fisica C
Volume28
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2005

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Astronomy and Astrophysics
  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)

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