A New Constraint on the Nuclear Equation of State from Statistical Distributions of Compact Remnants of Supernovae

  title={A New Constraint on the Nuclear Equation of State from Statistical Distributions of Compact Remnants of Supernovae},
  author={Mikhail M. Meskhi and Noah Wolfe and Zhenyu Dai and Carla Frohlich and Jonah Maxwell Miller and Raymond K. W. Wong and Ricardo Vilalta},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal Letters},
Understanding how matter behaves at the highest densities and temperatures is a major open problem in both nuclear physics and relativistic astrophysics. Our understanding of such behavior is often encapsulated in the so-called high-temperature nuclear equation of state (EOS), which influences compact binary mergers, core-collapse supernovae, and other phenomena. Our focus is on the type (either black hole or neutron star) and mass of the remnant of the core collapse of a massive star. For each… 



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