On the Progenitor of Binary Neutron Star Merger GW170817

LIGO Scientific Collaboration, Virgo Collaboration

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Original languageEnglish
Article numberL40
Number of pages18
JournalAstrophysical Journal Letters
Volume850
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2017
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • binaries: general
  • gravitational waves
  • stars: kinematics and dynamics
  • stars: neutron
  • GAMMA-RAY BURSTS
  • MASSIVE CLOSE BINARIES
  • GLOBULAR-CLUSTERS
  • COMPACT BINARIES
  • CORE-COLLAPSE
  • NATAL KICKS
  • PULSAR
  • EVOLUTION
  • GALAXIES
  • AFTERGLOW

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