Category Archives: neutron star

AstroMcGill Episode 67 – Enrico Ramirez-Ruiz

Enrico talks to us about the formation of heavy elements in the Universe through processes such as neutron star mergers.

Guest: Enrico Ramirez-Ruiz (University of California Santa Cruz).

Hosts: Robert Archibald and Chitrang Patel.

Duration: 17 minutes.

Production: James O’Callaghan.


AstroMcGill Episode 61 – Laurens Keek

In this podcast, we talked about the nuclear explosion happening on the surface of neutron star, and how these objects located thousands of light years away can be used to better understand nuclear physics.

Guest: Laurens Keek

Hosts: Sebastien Guillot

Duration: 20 minutes

Production: James O’Callaghan

AstroMcGill Episode 20 – David Tsang

Guest: David Tsang (McGill). We talked about neutron star mergers as emitters of gravitational waves. These waves are ripples in the curvature of space-time.

Hosts: James Kennedy, Ryan Lynch and Sebastien Guillot.

Duration: 23 minutes.

AstroMcGill Episode 5 – John Tomsick

Guest: John Tomsick, Assistant Research Scientist at the Space Sciences Laboratory (UC Berkeley). We discussed his research in the field of X-ray astrophysics, namely, observations of X-ray binaries (black holes or neutron stars in binary systems with bright X-ray emissions).

Hosts: James Kennedy, Sebastien Guillot and Ryan Lynch.

Duration: 18 minutes.