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