Massive star's unusual death heralds the birth of compact neutron star binary

Pasadena, CA (SPX) Oct 18, 2018 Carnegie's Anthony Piro was part of a Caltech-led team of astronomers who observed the peculiar death of a massive star that exploded in a surprisingly faint and rapidly fading supernova, possibly creating a compact neutron star binary system. Piro's theoretical work provided crucial context for the discovery. Their findings are published by Science. Observations made by the Caltech team -

Massive star's unusual death heralds the birth of compact neutron star binary

Carnegie's Anthony Piro was part of a Caltech-led team of astronomers who observed the peculiar death of a massive star that exploded in a surprisingly faint and rapidly fading supernova, possibly ...

Thu 11 Oct 18 from Phys.org

Massive starís unusual death heralds the birth of compact neutron star binary, Fri 12 Oct 18 from Astrobiology Magazine

Massive star's unusual death heralds the birth of compact neutron star binary, Wed 17 Oct 18 from SpaceDaily

Caught on camera: the moment a star dies

Thu 11 Oct 18 from Cosmos Magazine

Massive star has been spotted exploding into a compact binary neutron star for the first time

Observations by astronomers from the California Institute of Technology suggest that the dying star had an unseen companion.

Thu 11 Oct 18 from Daily Mail

Dying Star Robbed of Its Stellar Mass by Covert Companion

A covert companion siphoned material from its stellar neighbor before it exploded in a fiery death, a new study suggests.

Thu 11 Oct 18 from SPACE.com

Stellar death reveals compact neutron star binary

For the first time, scientists observed the birth of a compact neutron star binary system.

Fri 12 Oct 18 from UPI

Dying star emits a whisper

Pasadena CA (SPX) Oct 15, 2018 A Caltech-led team of researchers has observed the peculiar death of a massive star that exploded in a surprisingly faint and rapidly fading supernova. These ...

Tue 16 Oct 18 from SpaceDaily

Death of a massive star and birth of compact neutron star binary

The unexpectedly gentle death of a massive star suggests that it was being robbed by a dense companion lurking out of sight.

Fri 12 Oct 18 from ScienceDaily

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