**Supernova Remnants: The X-ray Perspective**

by Jacco Vink

**Publisher**: arXiv 2011**Number of pages**: 78

**Description**:

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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