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written by Robert C. Duncan
This site describes soft gamma repeaters.  Here the author explains how these strange, physically-extreme stars form, and why they emit steadily pulsating X-rays with sporadic, bright outbursts. The author also tells the story of their discovery and of the theoretical efforts which helped to reveal their bizarre nature.
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Keywords:
SGR, bursts, magnetars, magnetic fields, soft gamma repeaters
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Metadata instance created February 12, 2004 by Kara Lehman
Record Updated:
October 14, 2006 by Gina Brissenden
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April 1, 2003
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AIP Format
R. Duncan, , WWW Document, (http://solomon.as.utexas.edu/~duncan/magnetar.html#Strong_Magnetic_Fields).
AJP/PRST-PER
R. Duncan, 'Magnetars', soft gamma repeaters and very strong magnetic fields, , <http://solomon.as.utexas.edu/~duncan/magnetar.html#Strong_Magnetic_Fields>.
APA Format
Duncan, R. (2003, April 1). 'Magnetars', soft gamma repeaters and very strong magnetic fields. Retrieved September 26, 2017, from http://solomon.as.utexas.edu/~duncan/magnetar.html#Strong_Magnetic_Fields
Chicago Format
Duncan, Robert C.. 'Magnetars', soft gamma repeaters and very strong magnetic fields. April 1, 2003. http://solomon.as.utexas.edu/~duncan/magnetar.html#Strong_Magnetic_Fields (accessed 26 September 2017).
MLA Format
Duncan, Robert C.. 'Magnetars', soft gamma repeaters and very strong magnetic fields. 1 Apr. 2003. 26 Sep. 2017 <http://solomon.as.utexas.edu/~duncan/magnetar.html#Strong_Magnetic_Fields>.
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