Neutron star mergers and kilonovas

Neutron star mergers and kilonovas

15 min presentation with an overview of the astrophysics of neutron star mergers and kilonovas, following the birth of multimessenger astronomy with GW170817. I discussed opportunities for wide-field optical telescopes. Talk given at the S-PLUS workshop on Sep. 28th 2018.

Speaker: Prof. Rodrigo Nemmen. Universidade de Sao Paulo.
https://rodrigonemmen.com

Credit for the slides/figures belongs to Rodrigo Nemmen, unless otherwise stated.

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Rodrigo Nemmen

September 28, 2018
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