Powerful warm winds seen blowing from a neutron star as it rips up its companion

Journal Reference: N. Castro Segura, C. Knigge, K. S. Long, D. Altamirano, M. Armas Padilla, C. Bailyn, D. A. H. Buckley, D. J. K. Buisson, J. Casares, P. Charles, J. A. Combi, V. A. Cúneo, N. D. Degenaar, S. del Palacio, M. Díaz Trigo, R. Fender, P. Gandhi, M. Georganti, C. Gutiérrez, J. V. Hernandez … Read more

Dark power: Neutron stars will tell us if it’s only an illusion

Journal Reference: Miguel Bezares, Ricard Aguilera-Miret, Lotte ter Haar, Marco Crisostomi, Carlos Palenzuela, Enrico Barausse. No Evidence of Kinetic Screening in Simulations of Merging Binary Neutron Stars beyond General Relativity. Physical Review Letters, 2022; 128 (9) DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.128.091103 For about 100 years now, general relativity has been very successful at describing gravity on a variety … Read more

Did rapid spin delay 2017 collapse of merged neutron stars into black gap?

Journal Reference: A. Hajela, R. Margutti, J. S. Bright, K. D. Alexander, B. D. Metzger, V. Nedora, A. Kathirgamaraju, B. Margalit, D. Radice, E. Berger, A. MacFadyen, D. Giannios, R. Chornock, I. Heywood, L. Sironi, O. Gottlieb, D. Coppejans, T. Laskar, Y. Cendes, R. Barniol Duran, T. Eftekhari, W. Fong, A. McDowell, M. Nicholl, X. … Read more