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To Mourn a Star: A hot and fast ultra-stripped supernova that likely formed a compact neutron star binary

To Mourn a Star: A hot and fast ultra-stripped supernova that likely formed a compact neutron star binary

Imagine a material so dense that a teaspoon of it weighs as much as 900 Pyramids of Giza. Some objects in the universe really are this dense: neutron stars. Despite their confusing name, they are not stars; instead, they are

Crowds: Seas of Electrons, Waves of People

Crowds: Seas of Electrons, Waves of People

What can the behavior of subatomic particles tell us about social behavior? Imagine you are at your favorite band’s concert. Searching for the best place to stand, you avoid the spaces that prevent you from getting a good view of