• Core-Collapse Supernovae and Gamma-Ray Bursts in TMT Era

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      Massive stars; core-collapse; supernovae; gamma-ray bursts; optical; telescopes.

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      Study of energetic cosmic explosions as a part of time domain astronomy is one of the key areas that could be pursued with upcoming Giant segmented optical-IR telescopes with a very large photon collecting area applying cutting edge technology. Existing 8–10 m class telescopes have been helpful to improve our knowledge about core-collapse supernovae, gamma-ray bursts and nature of their progenitors and explosion mechanisms. However, many aspects about these energetic cosmic explosions are still not well-understood and require much bigger telescopes and back-end instruments with high precision to address the evolution of massive stars and high-redshift Universe in more detail. In this presentation, possible thrust research areas towards core-collapse supernovae and gamma-ray bursts with the Thirty-Meter Telescope and back-end instruments are presented.

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      S. B. Pandey1

      1. Aryabhatta Research Institute of Observational Sciences, Manora Peak, Nainital 263 129, India.
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