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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern Physics and Astronomy Profs. Shane Larson and Vicky Kalogera both contributed to the discovery of the neutron star collision. The discovery occurred on Aug. 17, and the results were published on Oct. 16.

Northwestern astrophysicists reflect on discovery of neutron star collision

October 30, 2017

During her postdoctoral years at Harvard University, Northwestern physics and astronomy Prof. Vicky Kalogera said she started looking into gravitational wave astrophysics as a side project, despite discouragement...

An artist’s rendition of the collision and explosion of two neutron stars. Four Northwestern astronomers are members of the LIGO Scientific Collaboration, which discovered the collision on Aug. 17.

Four NU astronomers among the first to detect neutron star collision

October 18, 2017

Four Northwestern astronomers were among the first to detect a collision of two neutron stars 130 million light-years from Earth, resulting in the type of explosion that produces heavy metals like gold...

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