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Explosive Neutron Star Merger Captured for the First Time in Millimeter Light

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Cambridge, Mass. – Scientists have for the first-time recorded millimeter-wavelength light from a fiery explosion caused by the merger of a neutron star with another star. The team, which includes…

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