Astronomy & Astrophysics Seminar: Gravitational waves, short gamma-ray bursts and gold

Prof. Udi Nakar, TAU

17 January 2018, 14:00 
Kaplun Building, Flekser Hall (118) 
Astronomy & Astrophysics Seminar


I will review the updated set of observations of the neutron star merger GW170817. Then I will discuss the current understanding on whether this type of events are the main sources of r-process elements in the Universe and on whether they are the long sought after progenitors of short gamma-ray bursts. 




Seminar Organizer: Prof. Sara Beck

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