Constraints on the moment of inertia of PSR J0737-3039A from GW170817

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Landry, Philippe; Kumar, Bharat;
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3847/2041-8213/aaee76
  • Subject: General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology | Nuclear Theory | Astrophysics - High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena
    arxiv: Astrophysics::Galaxy Astrophysics | Astrophysics::Cosmology and Extragalactic Astrophysics | Astrophysics::Earth and Planetary Astrophysics

Continued observation of PSR J0737-3039, the double pulsar, is expected to yield a precise determination of its primary component's moment of inertia in the next few years. Since the moment of inertia depends sensitively on the neutron star's internal structure, such a ... View more
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