Late Time Afterglow Observations Reveal a Collimated Relativistic Jet in the Ejecta of the Binary Neutron Star Merger GW170817
For decades, astronomers have debated the origin of short gamma-ray bursts (GRBs) coming from distant galaxies. The mystery appeared to…Physical Review Letters
Ultra-long gamma-ray bursts (ULGRBs) are a distinct class of GRBs characterized by durations of several thousands of seconds, about two…The Astrophysical Journal
Andrew Millis is co-director of the Center for Computational Quantum Physics and associate director for Physics at the Simons Foundation. He has done fundamental research on heavy fermion compounds, quantum phase transitions, ‘colossal’ magnetoresistance materials and high transition-temperature superconductivity.