Dec 20th: The Discovery of the Collision of Two Neutron Stars, with Dr Brad Cenko


Podcaster: Andy Poniros

Title:  The Discovery of the Collision of Two Neutron Stars, with Dr Brad Cenko

Organization: Cosmic Perspective

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For more info on the discovery, go to: & NASA PRESS RELEASE

Intro Music: “A Piece of Space History”, by Andy Poniros
Closing Music:” 2001 Funk”, composed by Larry Benigno

Description: NASA Goddard Spaceflight Center Research Astrophysicist & Swift Gamma-ray Burst Space Telescope Deputy Project Scientist Dr Brad Cenko discusses the recent discovery of a Kilonova event from the collision of two neutron stars, and how scientist around the world participated in this amazing discovery using Space Telescopes, Ground Based Telescopes, & Gravity-wave Detectors.

“Cosmic Perspective Radio” is an Andy Poniros Production

Bio: Andy Poniros is a JPL / NASA Solar System Ambassador, Amateur Astronomer, Telescope Builder, Science Reporter and “Cosmic Perspective” host on

Today’s sponsor: This episode of 365 Days of Astronomy is sponsored by, Andy Poniros. “Cosmic Perspective” is an Andy Poniros Production. For more information, you can go to

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