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LIGO Neutron Star

There has quite appropriately been an abundance of news and excitement regarding the first observation of gravitational-waves from a pair of inspiraling neutron stars. Most media outlets have been covering it, for example … Washington Post – Scientists detect gravitational waves from a new kind of nova, sparking a new era in astronomy The Guardian – … Read more

Rumours of big discovery – Gravitational Waves

There is a lot of back chatter, excitement and tweets flowing about the probable discovery of Gravitational Waves. “Hey wait a second, that was announced already“, you might say. True indeed, there was an announcement made on 17 March 2014, but that was withdrawn on 30 January 2015 because further analysis concluded that “the signal can be entirely … Read more