Neutron Star Merger Simulation with Gamma-ray Observations

CreditNASA's Goddard Space Flight Center and STAG Research Centre/Peter Hammond
Historical DateJanuary 9, 2023
Language
  • english

This animation follows the gravitational wave and density changes in a simulated neutron star merger and compares them to measurements of a short gamma-ray burst observed by NASA's Compton mission on July 11, 1991.
NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center and STAG Research Centre/Peter Hammond