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For the first time, astronomers see the birth of a neutron star binary system

15 Apr 2019, 13:00 UTC
For the first time, astronomers see the birth of a neutron star binary system NSF, LIGO, Sonoma State University and A. Simonnet

A brief and rapidly fading blip of light from a distant galaxy has given astronomers a glimpse into a never-before-seen event: The birth of a binary neutron star system.

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