Robert C. Duncan (astrophysicist)
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This article is about the astrophysicist. For the vice-chancellor at the University of Missouri, see Robert Duncan (physicist). For other people named Robert Duncan, see Robert Duncan (disambiguation).
Robert Duncan is an astrophysicist at the University of Texas at Austin. With Christopher Thompson, he proposed and developed the theory of magnetars, and was awarded the Bruno Rossi Prize for this work in 2003.
- Robert C. Duncan & Christopher Thompson (June 10, 1992). "Formation of Very Strongly Magnetized Neutron Stars: Implications for Gamma-Ray Bursts". Astronomical Journal 392 (1): pp. L9–L13. Bibcode:1992ApJ...392L...9D. doi:10.1086/186413.
- "Rossi Prize Winners 2003: Robert Duncan, Christopher Thompson, & Chryssa Kouveliotou". High Energy Astrophysics Division of the American Astronomical Society.
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