# A tidal disruption event coincident with a high-energy neutrino

@article{Stein2021ATD,
title={A tidal disruption event coincident with a high-energy neutrino},
author={Robert Stein and Sjoert van Velzen and Marek Kowalski and Anna Franckowiak and Suvi Gezari and James C. A. Miller-Jones and Sara Frederick and Itai Sfaradi and Michael F. Bietenholz and Assaf Horesh and Robert P. Fender and Simone Garrappa and Tom{\'a}s Ahumada and Igor Andreoni and Justin Belicki and Eric C. Bellm and Markus B{\"o}ttcher and Valery Brinnel and Rick S. Burruss and S. Bradley Cenko and Michael W. Coughlin and Virginia Cunningham and Andrew J. Drake and Glennys R. Farrar and Michael Feeney and Ryan J. Foley and Avishay Gal-yam and V. Zach Golkhou and Ariel Goobar and Matthew J. Graham and Erica Hammerstein and George Helou and Tiara Hung and Mansi M. Kasliwal and Charles D. Kilpatrick and Albert K. H. Kong and Thomas Kupfer and Russ R. Laher and Ashish A. Mahabal and Frank J. Masci and Jannis Necker and Jakob Nordin and Daniel A. Perley and Mickael Rigault and Simeon Reusch and Hector Rodriguez and C{\'e}sar Rojas-Bravo and Ben Rusholme and David L. Shupe and Leo P. Singer and Jesper Sollerman and Maayane T. Soumagnac and Daniel Stern and Kirsty Taggart and Jakob van Santen and Charlotte Ward and Patrick A. Woudt and Yuhan Yao},
journal={Nature Astronomy},
year={2021},
volume={5},
pages={510-518}
}
• Published 11 May 2020
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