Unequal neutron-star mergers create unique ‘bang’ in simulations

Monday, August 3, 2020 - 12:30 in Astronomy & Space

When two neutron stars slam together, the result is sometimes a black hole that swallows all but the gravitational evidence of the collision. However, in a series of simulations, an international team of researchers including a Penn State scientist determined that these typically quiet — at least in terms of radiation we can detect on […]

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