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Aug 19, 2019
Search for s190425z counterpart with ZTF

This clip shows the tiling scheme during the search for an electromagnetic counterpart to the s190425z trigger from LIGO/Virgo. The search was performed with the Zwicky Transient Facility at the Palomar Observatory in California. Red and green repressent the r- and g-band.

See Michael Coughlin et al.

Credit: Michael Counghin (Caltech)

Oct 16, 2017
Cocoon model of the explosion of the GW170817 neutron star merger

A hydrodynamical simulation that shows a cocoon breaking out of the neutron star merger. This model elegantly explains the gamma-ray, X-ray, ultra-violet, optical, infrared and radio data gathered by the GROWTH team from 18 telescopes around the world.

See Kasliwal et al., Science (2017), DOI:10.1126/science.aap9455

Ehud Nakar (Tel-Aviv), Ore Gottlieb (Tel-Aviv), Leo Singer (NASA), Mansi Kasliwal (Caltech) and the GROWTH collaboration.

GROWTH is funded by the National Science Foundation under Grant No 1545949. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.