classic papers of the week -- 172

Black Holes and Entropy

  • Bekenstein, Jacob D. (Joseph Henry Laboratories, Princeton University; Center for Relativity Theory, The University of Texas at Austin)

Gravitational Effects on and of Vacuum Decay

Life at low Reynolds number

tipa -- 10/29/2010

The Hubble Space Telescope Cluster Supernova Survey: The Type Ia Supernova Rate in High-Redshift Galaxy Clusters

Shapiro delay measurement of a two solar mass neutron star

The Massive Pulsar PSR J1614-2230: Linking Quantum Chromodynamics, Gamma-ray Bursts, and Gravitational Wave Astronomy

Characteristics of Gamma-Ray Loud Blazars in the VLBA Imaging and Polarimetry Survey

Supersoft X-ray Phase of Single Degenerate Type Ia Supernova Progenitors in Early Type Galaxies

A new limit on the Ultra-High-Energy Cosmic-Ray flux with the Westerbork Synthesis Radio Telescope

tipa -- 10/27/2010

Induced Rotation in 3D Simulations of Core Collapse Supernovae: Implications for Pulsar Spins

Sub-Chandrasekhar Mass Models For Type Ia Supernovae

Black-hole binaries, gravitational waves, and numerical relativity

tipa -- 10/26/2010

Formation of the black-hole binary M33 X-7 via mass-exchange in a tight massive system

Collateral Effects on Solar Nebula Oxygen Isotopes due to Injection of 26Al by a Nearby Supernova

Discovery and follow-up studies of the extended, off-plane, VHE gamma-ray source HESS J1507-622

The clustering of massive galaxies at z~0.5 from the first semester of BOSS data

The local energy production rates of GRB photons and of UHECRs

Constraints on a hadronic model for unidentified off-plane galactic gamma-ray sources

Atmospheric lepton fluxes at very high energy

The impact of chemical differentiation of white dwarfs on thermonuclear supernovae

Light WIMP Searches: The Effect of the Uncertainty in Recoil Energy Scale and Quenching Factor

New Experimental Constraints for the Standard Model from Muon Decay

Quasi-Nambu-Goldstone Modes in Bose-Einstein Condensates

classic papers of the week -- 171

Observations of the Failure of Conservation of Parity and Charge Conjugation in Meson Decays: the Magnetic Moment of the Free Muon

The Atmospheres of A-Type Subdwarfs and 95 Leonis

Fermi Questions

  • Morrison, Philip (Laboratory of Nuclear Studies, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY)

tipa -- 10/22/2010

The Dark Matter at the End of the Galaxy

Particle Acceleration on Megaparsec Scales in a Merging Galaxy Cluster

Spectroscopic confirmation of a galaxy at redshift z=8.6

Pulsar timing arrays as imaging gravitational wave telescopes: angular resolution and source (de)confusion

The Early Evolution of Primordial Pair-Instability Supernovae

tipa -- 10/21/2010

The circumburst density profile around GRB progenitors: a statistical study

Primordial beryllium as a big bang calorimeter

Search for a Lorentz-violating sidereal signal with atmospheric neutrinos in IceCube

PSRs J0248+6021 and J2240+5832: Young Pulsars in the Northern Galactic Plane. Discovery, Timing, and Gamma-ray observations

A low-threshold analysis of CDMS shallow-site data

LUNA: Nuclear Astrophysics Deep Underground

tipa -- 10/20/2010

The Supernova Impostor Impostor SN 1961V: Spitzer Shows That Zwicky Was Right (Again)

Measurement of the atmospheric neutrino energy spectrum from 100 GeV to 400 TeV with IceCube

Luminous Blue Variable eruptions and related transients: Diversity of progenitors and outburst properties

The Formation of Low-Mass Binary Star Systems Via Turbulent Fragmentation

A Revised Historical Light Curve of Eta Carinae and the Timing of Close Periastron Encounters

tipa -- 10/19/2010

Spectral Energy Distribution of z>1 Type Ia Supernova Hosts in GOODS: Constraints on Evolutionary Delay and the Initial Mass Function

Cosmic Ray e^+/(e^- + e^+) and pbar/p Ratios Explained by an Injection Model Based on Gamma-ray Observations

  • Authors: T. Kamae (1), S.-H. Lee (1), L. Baldini (2), F. Giordano (3,4), M.-H. Grondin (5), L. Latronico (2), M. Lemoine-Goumard (5), C. Sgró (2), T. Tanaka (1), Y. Uchiyama (1) ((1) KIPAC and SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Stanford University, (2) Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare, Sezione di Pisa, (3) Dipartimento di Fisica "M. Merlin" dell'Universita e del Politecnico di Bari, (4) Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare, Sezione di Bari, (5) Université Bordeaux 1, CNRS/IN2p3, Centre d'Études Nucleaires de Bordeaux Gradignan)

Measurement of $\nu_\mu$-induced charged-current neutral pion production cross sections on mineral oil at $E_\nu\in0.5-2.0$ GeV

A Highly Efficient Neutron Veto for Dark Matter Experiments

tipa -- 10/14/2010

Bound and unbound substructures in Galaxy-scale Dark Matter haloes

Gas accretion as the origin of chemical abundance gradients in distant galaxies

The Origin of Dark Matter Halo Profiles

When A Standard Candle Flickers

Caltech Core-Collapse Project (CCCP) observations of type IIn supernovae: typical properties and implications for their progenitor stars

tipa -- 10/13/2010

A ground-based measurement of the relativistic beaming effect in a detached double WD binary

Hubble Space Telescope Studies of Nearby Type Ia Supernovae: The Mean Maximum Light Ultraviolet Spectrum and its Dispersion

Where are the Fossils of the First Galaxies? I. Local Volume Maps and Properties of the Undetected Dwarfs

Constraining the Minimum Mass of High-Redshift Galaxies and Their Contribution to the Ionization State of the IGM

tipa -- 10/12/2010

Cluster morphologies and model-independent Y_SZ estimates from Bolocam Sunyaev-Zel'dovich images

The missing gas problem in GRB host galaxies: evidence for a highly ionised component

The Final Merger of Black-Hole Binaries

tipa -- 10/11/2010

The formation of high-field magnetic white dwarfs from common envelopes

Electron screening and its effects on Big-Bang nucleosynthesis

Searching for Needles in Haystacks - Using the Fermi/GBM to find GRB gamma-rays with the Fermi/LAT Detector