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Paper: Massive Binary Mergers and Thorne-Zytkow Objects
Volume: 367, Massive Stars in Interactive Binaries
Page: 541
Authors: Podsiadlowski, P.
Abstract: Some 10% of all massive stars are predicted to merge completely with a companion star. Here we review the different types of mergers and how they may produce unusual objects such as the anomalous progenitor of SN 1987A, gamma-ray burst sources and Thorne-Zytkow objects.
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