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Supernova Remnants: The X-ray Perspective

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Supernova Remnants: The X-ray Perspective
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Publisher: arXiv
Number of pages: 78

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Supernova remnants are beautiful astronomical objects that are also of high scientific interest, because they provide insights into supernova explosion mechanisms, and because they are the likely sources of Galactic cosmic rays. X-ray observations are an important means to study these objects.

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