Two neutron stars are rotating around a common axis. As they rotate, they come closer together and spin faster and faster. Eventually, they collide with a giant explosion and become a black hole.
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Project Leader: Dr. Barbara Mattson
Curator: J.D. Myers
Responsible NASA Official: Phil Newman
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