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Advanced High-Energy Astrophysics

This series of pages is intended to discuss the science of X-ray and gamma-ray astrophysics at an advanced high-school to college level. If you seek a more basic level of information, you probably want to visit our basic high-energy astrophysics information site.

Topics in High-Energy Astrophysics

Below are listed a number of topics which can be explored in greater detail. Some of these topics include links to science groups that are actively pursuing research in these fields.

History of X-ray Astronomy
History of Gamma-ray Astronomy
X-ray Telescopes
X-ray Detectors
Gamma-ray Telescopes and Detectors
X-ray Binaries
X-ray Transients
Pulsars
Black Holes
Dark Matter
Diffuse Background
Cataclysmic Variables
Active Galaxies
Supernovae
Supernova Remnants
Gamma-ray Bursts

If words seem to be missing from the articles, please read this.

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This page last updated: Monday, 27-Sep-2004 11:26:11 EDT