Center For Computational Astrophysics Neutron Star Mergers

Simons Foundation, June 2018

About 130 million light-years from Earth, the relics of two exploded stars neared the end of a spiraling, dyadic dance around each other. The dance partners were incredibly dense neutron stars: Just a teaspoonful of their neutron-rich star stuff has a mass of about 1 billion metric tons.

Article for the Simons Foundation 2017 annual report.