Following the October 16, 2017 announcement of the first-ever observation of a binary neutron star inspiral and merger, Northwestern’s astronomy research center, CIERA, held a discussion with the Northwestern scientists behind the discovery. View the recording of this event in full, and join Professors Vicky Kalogera, Shane Larson, Raffaella Margutti and Wen-fai Fong as they describe their roles and experiences in the making of this ground-breaking discovery. Event moderated by President & CEO of Adler Planetarium, Michelle Larson.
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Credit: CIERA / Northwestern