Director General speaks at ESO neutron star merger press conference

Director General Xavier Barcons and Andreas Kaufer, Director of Operations at La Silla and Paranal Observatories, speak from Paranal during the ESO press conference announcing the discovery of a neutron star merger and its electromagnetic counterpart on 16 October 2017.

Researchers Andrew Levan, Elena Pian, and Stephen Smartt (left to right), who all lead observations of the merger's electromagnetic counterpart, listen.

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ESO/M. Zamani

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