Wolf-Rayet Stars and GRB Connection

  • Anatol Cherepashchuk
  • Konstantin Postnov
Conference paper
Part of the ESO ASTROPHYSICS SYMPOSIA book series (ESO)

Abstract.

Arguments are given favoring possible connection of GRB with core collapse of massiveWolf-Rayet stars. The possibility of GRB to be a transient phenomenon in the early history of galactic star formation related to evolution of very massive metalfree stars is discussed.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Anatol Cherepashchuk
    • 1
  • Konstantin Postnov
    • 1
  1. 1.Sternberg Astronomical InstituteMoscowRussia

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