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February 2, 2022

Black hole neutron star merger with tidal disruption

Simulation of a black hole neutron star merger with tidal disruption.

[Research supported by U.S. National Science Foundation grant PHY 0969820.]

Learn more in the Northwestern University news story Astrophysicists detect first black hole-neutron star mergers. (Date image taken: 2021; date originally posted to NSF Multimedia Gallery: Feb. 2, 2022)

Credit: Visualization: T.Dietrich, N.Fischer, S.Ossokine, H.Pfeiffer, T. Vu; simulation: V.Chaurasia, T. Dietrich

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