Q&A at the ESO press conference announcing the first discovery of a neutron star merger

Elena Pian, service astronomer at INAF-IASF Bologna in Italy, answers a question during the European Southern Observatory (ESO) press conference announcing the first discovery of a neutron star merger in Garching bei München on 16 October 2017.

From left to right is Andrew Levan, professor at the University of Warwick; Elena Pian; Stephen Smartt, professor at Queen's University Belfast; Richard Hook, public information officer at ESO; Samaya Nissanke, assistant professor at Radboud University and representative of the Virgo Interferometer; and Marina Rejkuba, head of the User Support Department at ESO.

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ESO/M. Zamani

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