1989 prediction is proved in 2017

In 1989, Professor Tsvi Piran of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem predicted (in the journal Nature) that the merger of two Neutron stars would produce a burst of gamma rays. He was either ignored or met with skepticism. Now 28 years later, his prediction was proved correct.


http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v340/n6229/abs/340126a0.html?foxtrotcallback=true (1989 article)

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