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The Chemical Educator

ISSN: 1430-4171 (electronic version)

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Abstract Volume 23 (2018) pp 21-22

Cosmic Convergence: 2017 Breakthrough of the Year

George B. Kauffman*

Department of Chemistry, California State University, Fresno, Fresno, CA 93740-8034,

Published: 2 February 2018

Abstract. The merger of two neutron stars attracted the interest of scientists around the world and fulfilled many astrophysical predictions.

Key Words: Chemistry and History; Astrophysics; Astrophysical Predictions; Gamma Ray Bursts; Neutron Stars; Einstein’s General Theory of Relativity; Laser Interferometer Gravitational –Wave Observatory (LIGO); Neutron Star Mergers

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