Tag: neutron star
A cosmic mystery, Part 1: Gamma Ray Bursts.
May 23, 2019
TWO COSMIC MYSTERIES. I have personally encountered two cosmic mysteries early in my career – like about 40 years ago. They both involved massive, unprecedented sources of energy. The mysteries continued for decades and occasionally the two encounters kept popping up in my memory. Only in the last few years have both these mysteries been … More “A cosmic mystery, Part 1: Gamma Ray Bursts.”
Gravity waves – caused by collision of two neutron stars
November 10, 2017
WHATS IN THIS BLOG: • What are neutron stars? • Scientists record a collision between two neutron stars. • The collision gives a flash of light, so we know where it originates. • The collision creates gold and silver.
I have excerpted some words below from an article in Time Magazine: “What we learned from … More “Gravity waves – caused by collision of two neutron stars”