Daily Archives: October 17, 2017

LIGO and Virgo make first detection of gravitational waves produced by colliding neutron stars

Discovery marks first cosmic event observed in both gravitational waves and light. See http://www.virgo-gw.eu/#news and http://public.virgo-gw.eu/gw170817_en for more information. For the first time, scientists have directly detected gravitational waves — ripples in space and time — in addition to light from the spectacular collision of two neutron stars. This marks the first time that a […]

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