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Journal Club - Neutron Star Collision

Fri., Nov. 17, 2017 12:00 p.m. - Fri., Nov. 17, 2017 1:00 p.m.

Location: LB 245

Ryan Ambrose will presenting the recent LIGO observation of a binary neutron star inspiral provides a unique opportunity to place constraints on Einstein's theory of general relativity.  This discovery also provides insight to other astrophysical phenomena, like the rate of binary neutron star coalescence. A good introduction into this topic is  provided by: