DR. ANDREW S. FRIEDMAN
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Gamma Ray Burst Energetics and Cosmology

Papers
Toward a More Standardized Candle Using GRB Energetics and Spectra, Friedman, A.S. & Bloom, J.S., 2005, The Astrophysical Journal, Vol. 627, Issue 1, pp. 1-25, (astro-ph/0408413) (DOI)

Present and Future Prospects for GRB Standard Candles, Friedman, A.S. & Bloom, J.S., 2005, Il Nuovo Cimento C, Vol. 028, Issue 04-05, pp. 669-672, (astro-ph/0502559) (DOI)

“Using GRBs For Cosmology” by Andrew Friedman,Sky & Telescope [PDF] (with Robert Naeye article below)


Talks
The Promise and Limitations of GRB Standard Candles, Graduate Student Research Forum, Harvard University, (March 14, 2006)

The Present and Future of GRB Cosmology, Supernova Acceleration Probe (SNAP) Science Meeting, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratories, Berkeley, California, (July 15, 2005)

Toward a More Standardized Candle Using GRB Energetics and Spectra, High Energy Astrophysics Division (HEAD) Lunch Talk, Harvard-Smithsonian CfA, Cambridge, MA, (Feb 9, 2005)

The Present and Future of GRB Cosmography, AAS Meeting #205, San Diego, CA, (Jan 9-13, 2005)

Posters
Toward a More Standardized Candle Using GRB Energetics and Spectra, 4th Workshop on Gamma-Ray Bursts in the Afterglow Era, Rome, Italy, (Oct 18-22, 2004)

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Last Updated: Andrew Samuel Friedman, 5/2014

This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant # 1056580 through an NSF Science, Technology, and Society Postdoctoral Fellowship at MIT.

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