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dc.contributor.authorChomiuk, Laura
dc.contributor.authorAydi, Elias
dc.contributor.authorBabul, Aliya-Nur
dc.contributor.authorDerdzinski, Andrea
dc.contributor.authorKawash, Adam
dc.contributor.authorLi, Kwan-Lok
dc.contributor.authorLinford, Justin
dc.contributor.authorMetzger, Brian D.
dc.contributor.authorMukai, Koji
dc.contributor.authorRupen, Michael P.
dc.contributor.authorSokoloski, Jennifer
dc.contributor.authorSokolovsky, Kirill
dc.contributor.authorSteinberg, Elad
dc.description.abstractThe discovery of GeV gamma-rays from classical novae has led to a reassessment of these garden-variety explosions, and highlighted their importance for understanding radiative shocks, particle acceleration, and dust formation in more exotic, distant transients. Recent collaboration between observers and theorists has revealed that shocks in novae are energetically important, and can even dominate their bolometric luminosity. Shocks may also explain long-standing mysteries in novae such as dust production, super-Eddington luminosities, and `flares' in optical light curves. Here, we highlight the multi-wavelength facilities of the next decade that will further test our nova shock model and fulfill the promise of novae as powerful astrophysical laboratories.en_US
dc.format.extent7 pagesen_US
dc.genrejournal articles preprintsen_US
dc.identifier.citationLaura Chomiuk, Elias Aydi, Aliya-Nur Babul, Andrea Derdzinski,, Astro2020 Science White Paper: A Shocking Shift in Paradigm for Classical Novae, Astrophysics ,High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena, 2019,
dc.relation.isAvailableAtThe University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC)
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dc.subjectGeV γ-raysen_US
dc.subjectnova shock modelen_US
dc.subjectsuper-Eddington luminositiesen_US
dc.titleA Shocking Shift in Paradigm for Classical Novaeen_US

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