Episode 12

BINARY NEUTRON STAR MERGERS with Gabriel Casobona, an American theoretical astrophysicist in the USA.

Gabriel Casabona, a theoretical astrophysicist who specializes in binary neutron star mergers. Gabriel first earned his bachelors in physics at Florida International University and then completed his masters at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, where he began his research looking into a specific class of supernova known as type IA.

Currently he is working on his PhD at Northwestern University using extremely high tech and sophisticated computational techniques and simulations to study binary neutron star mergers. By carefully studying the nuclear physics in addition to where the elements within our universe came from, allows him to more carefully study the physical processes of neutron stars and supernovas.

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