In what sense a neutron star-black hole binary is the holy grail for testing gravity?

@article{Bagchi2014InWS,
  title={In what sense a neutron star-black hole binary is the holy grail for testing gravity?},
  author={Manjari Bagchi and Diego F. Torres},
  journal={Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics},
  year={2014},
  volume={2014},
  pages={055 - 055}
}
  • M. Bagchi, D. Torres
  • Published 15 May 2014
  • Physics
  • Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics
Pulsars in binary systems have been very successful to test the validity of general relativity in the strong field regime [1-4]. So far, such binaries include neutron star-white dwarf (NS-WD) and neutron star-neutron star (NS-NS) systems. It is commonly believed that a neutron star-black hole (NS-BH) binary will be much superior for this purpose. But in what sense is this true? Does it apply to all possible deviations? 

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