Interview with Jillian Rastinejad

Jillian Rastinejad, a PhD student at Northwestern University, and her colleagues used the Gemini North telescope to reveal a telltale near-infrared afterglow at the precise location of the GRB, providing the first compelling evidence of a kilonova associated with this event.


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International Gemini Observatory/NOIRLab/NSF/AURA, Fermilab, M. Zamani, NASA/ESA, J. da Silva/Spaceengine, CI Lab, N. Bartmann

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Release date:Dec. 7, 2022, 9 a.m.
Related releases:noirlab2228
Duration:03 m 36 s
Frame rate:29.97

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