Mysterious X-rays may be the kilonova auroras from the 2017 neutron star merger

Zoom Artistic representation of the merging of two neutron stars to form a black hole (hidden in a bright bulge in the center of the image). The merger generates opposing, high-energy jets of matter (blue) that heat up the matter around the stars, emitting X-rays (reddish clouds).


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