Out with a bang: Explosive neutron star merger captured for the first time in millimeter light
Published Date: 8/3/2022
Source: sciencedaily.com
Scientists have recorded millimeter-wavelength light from a fiery explosion caused by the merger of a neutron star with another star. The team also confirmed this flash of light to be one of the most energetic short-duration gamma-ray bursts ever observed, leaving behind one of the most luminous afterglows on record.