- Magnetars exhibit regular gamma-ray flares that are preceded by star quakes or glitches in the pulsations. The largest flares have L ~ 10^47 erg/s (3 since 1979).
- No natural explanation for (1) sudden stop of activity P ~ 12 sec and (2) AXP-SNR association but no SGR-SNR association
- Thompson & Duncan (1990's) – developed a … Continue Reading ››
Kostas Kokkotas (Tübingen)