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 Post subject: LIGO's Neutron Stars
PostPosted: Mon Oct 16, 2017 9:57 am 
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LIGO announcement vaults astronomy out of its silent movie era into the talkies

https://theconversation.com/ligo-announ ... kies-85727

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This new event, GW170817, was accompanied by a host of other observations across the electromagnetic spectrum including gamma-rays, x-rays, visible light and radio waves. Before, we had only detected gravitational waves on their own, without any other corroborating observations of the source event. This groundbreaking announcement from the LIGO Scientific Collaboration and the Virgo collaboration heralds the beginning of a new era in “multi-messenger” astronomy.

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 Post subject: Re: LIGO's Neutron Stars
PostPosted: Mon Oct 16, 2017 7:52 pm 
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Even Einstein Doubted His Own Gravitational Waves

http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/d-bri ... nal-waves/

Gravitational Waves Show How Fast The Universe is Expanding

http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/d-bri ... expansion/

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 Post subject: Re: LIGO's Neutron Stars
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Astronomers Tally All the Gold in Our Galaxy

http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/d-bri ... he-galaxy/

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(T)here should be roughly 100 million Earths worth of gold in our galaxy.

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 Post subject: Re: LIGO's Neutron Stars
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World First; Nanjing Astronomers Among those to “See” Gravity

http://www.thenanjinger.com/index.php/n ... ee-gravity

Mostly nationalistic nonsense, but an interesting read.

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 Post subject: Re: LIGO's Neutron Stars
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Millisecond Pulsars as “seismic” detectorsavatar

http://www.vofoundation.org/blog/millis ... detectors/

An interesting and clever idea re: gravity waves.

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