Stellar explosion

Gravitational wave discovery

In news media around the world today momentous gravitational wave discovery has been reported,  which is likely to have enormous repercussions for science over the coming decades. On August 17 09:41 UTC, a collision between two neutron stars, which had been orbiting each other as a binary pair, was observed by the LIGO-Virgo detectors. 1.7 seconds …

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