Category Archives: neutron stars

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 32 – Ryan Lynch



GuestRyan Lynch (McGill)

Ryan studies neutron stars and in particular, pulsars. He was part a collaboration who discovered a massive pulsar in a binary system, which allows to test Einstein’s theory of general relativity.

HostsRobert Archibald and Sebastien Guillot

Duration: 25 minutes