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Philly.com
The long road to the 2017 Nobel Prize in physicsBarish. They had to struggle with much skepticism about whether the Laser Inter
Philly.com / Posted 6 hours ago
Barish. They had to struggle with much skepticism about whether the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) experiment would work. At one time, belief in the existence of gravitational waves and in the actuality of black holes... Read more
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Daily Pennsylvanian
Why it matters that Penn physicists helped to locate and observe the collision of two dead starsresearch. Penn scientists are helping to support the work of the Laser Interfe
Daily Pennsylvanian / Posted 10 hours ago
research. Penn scientists are helping to support the work of the Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Observatory, or LIGO, which recently proved the existence the gravitational waves for the first time. Through LIGO, scientists were able to... Read more
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Arizona Daily Sun
Arizona astronomer among first to see kilonova, a cosmic ‘train wreck’The explosion was first detected on the morning of Aug. 17 by the Laser Interfe
Arizona Daily Sun / Posted 15 hours ago
The explosion was first detected on the morning of Aug. 17 by the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO), a facility split between Louisiana and Washington state, and its European counterpart Virgo. In the hours and days... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Astronomers discover origins of precious metals in neutron star collisionidentified as a neutron star merger, was observed Aug. 17 by the Laser Interfer
The Daily Californian / Posted 20 hours ago
identified as a neutron star merger, was observed Aug. 17 by the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory, or LIGO, in the United States and the Virgo detector in Italy. This is the first time researchers have successfully detected the... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Israeli Scientists Develop Fast 3D Microscope with Nano Precision | 29 Tishri 5778 – October 18, 2017the radius of an atom. A good example of this was the historic event in Februar
The Jewish Press / Posted 21 hours ago
the radius of an atom. A good example of this was the historic event in February 2016 when researchers succeeded, using the LIGO interferometer, to measure gravitational waves originating from far away objects in space for the first time. The Nobel... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Scientists witness huge cosmic crash, find origins of goldfor which three founding members of the National Science Foundation’s Laser Int
KTHV Little Rock / Posted yesterday
for which three founding members of the National Science Foundation’s Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO) collaboration were awarded the Nobel prize in physics two weeks ago. Measurements of the light and other energy... Read more
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First Coast News
Scientists witness huge cosmic crash, find origins of goldfor which three founding members of the National Science Foundation’s Laser Int
First Coast News / Posted yesterday
for which three founding members of the National Science Foundation’s Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO) collaboration were awarded the Nobel prize in physics two weeks ago. Measurements of the light and other energy... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Scientists witness huge cosmic crashthe first alarm. Then, 1.7 seconds later, gravity wave detectors in Louisiana a
WKYC Cleveland / Posted yesterday
the first alarm. Then, 1.7 seconds later, gravity wave detectors in Louisiana and Washington state that are a part of the LIGO Laboratory detected the crash. Soon telescopes worldwide were focused on what became the most well-observed... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Scientists witness huge cosmic crash, find origins of goldfor which three founding members of the National Science Foundation’s Laser Int
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted yesterday
for which three founding members of the National Science Foundation’s Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO) collaboration were awarded the Nobel prize in physics two weeks ago. Measurements of the light and other energy... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Want to see stars collide? It’ll cost youIf you have even the smallest interest in science, you couldn’t miss this week’
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted yesterday
If you have even the smallest interest in science, you couldn’t miss this week’s big excitement. The LIGO and Virgo collaborations, along with a very loose worldwide association of scientists and astronomers, announced that they had observed ripples... Read more
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CBC.ca
5 fascinating facts about the star crash that made gravitational waveselse. "We don't actually know what happened to the two objects at the end," sa
CBC.ca / Posted yesterday
else. "We don't actually know what happened to the two objects at the end," said David Shoemaker, spokersperson for the LIGO Scientific Collaboration, at the news conference. "Maybe some continued observation will lead to a really complete and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
SA Telescopes Observe Gravitational Waves From Collision of Two Starsreached earth on August 16 of this year and were detected by US-based Laser Int
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
reached earth on August 16 of this year and were detected by US-based Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) and the European-based Virgo detector. Subsequent observations by SALT and other telescopes in Sutherland have played... Read more
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The Christian Post
Neutron Star Collision Images: Scientists Observe Cosmic Phenomenon, Uncover Origins of Goldformed by two neutron stars colliding with each other. The violent and visible
The Christian Post / Posted 2 days ago
formed by two neutron stars colliding with each other. The violent and visible event is called a kilonova. Reuters/NSF/LIGO/Sonoma State University/A. SimonnetAn artist's illustration of two merging neutron stars. The rippling space-time grid... Read more
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techcentral.ie
Astronomers discover light associated with a gravitational wave sourceSchool of Physics, have discovered electromagnetic radiation associated with a
techcentral.ie / Posted 2 days ago
School of Physics, have discovered electromagnetic radiation associated with a gravitational wave source. The Advanced LIGO and Advanced VIRGO teams reported the detection of a gravitational wave source, consistent with the merger of two... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
First-seen neutron star collision creates light, gravitational waves and golda few more tiles in the jigsaw puzzle that is the story of our universe,” said
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 2 days ago
a few more tiles in the jigsaw puzzle that is the story of our universe,” said Laura Cadonati, deputy spokeswoman for the LIGO Scientific Collaboration and professor in the school of physics at Georgia Tech. The collision created the first... Read more
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Boston Herald
4 surprising facts about the universe we just discovered in a cosmic breakthroughTelescope that first spotted the event, 1.7 seconds before twin Laser Interfero
Boston Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Telescope that first spotted the event, 1.7 seconds before twin Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatories (LIGO) in Hanford, Wash. and Livingston, La., detected the spacetime ripples. The gamma burst was a weak one and it flew wide... Read more
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The Jewish Press
LIGO Detector Confirms 1989 Hebrew U. Prediction that Neutron Star Mergers Produce Gamma Ray Bursts | 27 Tishri 5778 – October 17, 2017Two years ago, the LIGO gravitational wave detector stunned the world with the
The Jewish Press / Posted 2 days ago
Two years ago, the LIGO gravitational wave detector stunned the world with the discovery of a merger of two black holes. This past August, LIGO did it again: with the help of a second detector called VIRGO, it discovered a new source of gravitational... Read more
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ScienceBlogs
Why Neutron Stars, Not Black Holes, Show The Future Of Gravitational Wave Astronomymost spectacularly, we can bring the electromagnetic and gravitational-wave ski
ScienceBlogs / Posted 2 days ago
most spectacularly, we can bring the electromagnetic and gravitational-wave skies together for the first time. Even though LIGO has seen more merging black holes, the fact is that there are more merging neutron stars. The key, now, is finding them.... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
UI professor on cosmic collision: 'This is remarkable'new era of astronomy. The Aug. 17 event was first detected by the Laser Interf
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
new era of astronomy. The Aug. 17 event was first detected by the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory, or LIGO, built to detect ripples in space-time known as gravitational waves caused by the collisions of black holes and other... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Scientists witness huge cosmic crash, find origins of goldtelescope, which detects gamma rays, and gravity wave detectors in Louisiana an
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 2 days ago
telescope, which detects gamma rays, and gravity wave detectors in Louisiana and Washington state that are a part of the LIGO Laboratory , whose founders won a Nobel Prize earlier this month. A worldwide alert went out to focus telescopes on what... Read more
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EarthSky
What are gravitational waves?in the cosmos. However, to make the most of such astronomy, it is best to plac
EarthSky / Posted 2 days ago
in the cosmos. However, to make the most of such astronomy, it is best to place the detector in space. The Earth-based LIGO managed to catch gravitational waves using laser interferometry. This technique works by splitting a laser beam in two... Read more
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Arizona Daily Sun
Scientists witness huge cosmic crash, find origins of goldInstitute of Technology and the executive director of the Laser Interferometer
Arizona Daily Sun / Posted 2 days ago
Institute of Technology and the executive director of the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory, or LIGO, speaks at the National Press Club in Washington, Monday, Oct. 16, 2017, during an announcement on one of the most... Read more
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Newsmax
Neutron Stars Collide, Telescopes Capture Fireball for 1st Timebelieve the heavy metals found on Earth were probably deposited in this manner
Newsmax / Posted 2 days ago
believe the heavy metals found on Earth were probably deposited in this manner by a previous neutron star collision. LIGO and Virgo observatories picked up the gravitational waves, and telescopes were able to find the visual of the... Read more
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The Hindu
What’s interesting about a neutron stars merger?The discovery On August 17, this year, the LIGO and VIRGO detectors picked up
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
The discovery On August 17, this year, the LIGO and VIRGO detectors picked up another disturbance due to a gravitational wave. The signal was different from the earlier four they had sensed. Not surprising, for the earlier signals were due to the... Read more
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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
Kilonova discovery by local austronomersin the universe." It's too far away to see with the naked eye, but thanks to g
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted 2 days ago
in the universe." It's too far away to see with the naked eye, but thanks to gravitational wave detectors known as LIGO these instruments allow astronomers to not only see, but hear the universe for the first time. "It's kinda going from... Read more
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Boston Herald
Neutron collision yields clues to gamma rays, elementsobserving the collision, scientists knew that the universe had been expanding s
Boston Herald / Posted 2 days ago
observing the collision, scientists knew that the universe had been expanding since the Big Bang. But by using LIGO — the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory operated by Caltech and MIT — to measure gravitational waves... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Scientists witness huge cosmic crashInstitute of Technology and the executive director of the Laser Interferometer
Rutland Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Institute of Technology and the executive director of the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory, or LIGO, speaks at the National Press Club in Washington on Monday. AP PHOTO WASHINGTON — It was a faint signal, but it told of... Read more
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asianage
Astronomers witness huge cosmic crash, find origins of goldtelescope, which detects gamma rays, and gravity wave detectors in Louisiana an
asianage / Posted 2 days ago
telescope, which detects gamma rays, and gravity wave detectors in Louisiana and Washington State that are a part of the LIGO Laboratory, whose founders won a Nobel Prize earlier this month. A worldwide alert went out to focus telescopes on what... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Neutron star crash: ‘The gift that will keep on giving’emissions they produce, to more fundamental physics such as general relativity,
The Borneo Post / Posted 2 days ago
emissions they produce, to more fundamental physics such as general relativity, this event is just so rich,” said David Shoemaker, head of the LIGO collaboration that helped detect the celestial smashup. “It is a gift that will keep on giving.” –... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Scientists witness huge cosmic crash, find origins of goldInstitute of Technology and the executive director of the Laser Interferometer
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
Institute of Technology and the executive director of the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory, or LIGO, speaks at the National Press Club in Washington, Monday, Oct. 16, 2017, during an announcement on one of the most... Read more
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Daily Press
First gravitational waves detected from neutron stars merginghere on Earth was made Aug. 17, first by the new Virgo detector in Italy, then,
Daily Press / Posted 2 days ago
here on Earth was made Aug. 17, first by the new Virgo detector in Italy, then, seconds later, by the two LIGO detectors in this country. LIGO stands for Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory. Mikhailov and his... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Scientists detect gravitational waves from a new kind of nova, sparking a new era in astronomyof two distant black holes was picked up by two facilities of the Laser Interfe
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
of two distant black holes was picked up by two facilities of the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) in Louisiana and Washington state. Since then, the collaboration has identified three more black hole collisions and... Read more
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University of Sydney News
Gravitational waves world first discovery Down Underin other leading journals,demonstrating the second epoch in gravitational waves
University of Sydney News / Posted 2 days ago
in other leading journals,demonstrating the second epoch in gravitational waves discovery. Scientists representing LIGO-Virgo, and some 70 observatories today reveal the gravitational waves discovery – the first to produce light and radio... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
University of Maryland astronomers strike gold — and platinum — as they watch neutron stars collidemark the first time the larger astronomical community has been able to study a
Baltimore Sun / Posted 2 days ago
mark the first time the larger astronomical community has been able to study a gravitational-wave event. Previously, the LIGO observatories and its European partner Virgo have picked up only collisions between black holes — powerful events that... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Scientists witness huge cosmic crash, find origins of goldtelescope, which detects gamma rays, and gravity wave detectors in Louisiana an
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 2 days ago
telescope, which detects gamma rays, and gravity wave detectors in Louisiana and Washington state that are a part of the LIGO Laboratory , whose founders won a Nobel Prize earlier this month. A worldwide alert went out to focus telescopes on what... Read more
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Canberra Times
Revelation of cosmic secrets triggers a 'frenzy' of global scientific activitythe discovery was largely kept under wraps is among the surprising aspects of t
Canberra Times / Posted 2 days ago
the discovery was largely kept under wraps is among the surprising aspects of the past eight weeks. Teams involved in the LIGO Scientific Collaboration themselves totalled about 1100 scientists, while the researchers involved in turning what... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
LSU physicists among first scientists to detect gravitational waves from neutron starsLSU physicists at the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory or LI
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 2 days ago
LSU physicists at the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory or LIGO in Livingston, LA were some of the first scientists to directly detect gravitational waves (ripples in space and time) and light from the collision of two neutron... Read more
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WA Today
Revelation of cosmic secrets triggers a 'frenzy' of global scientific activitythe discovery was largely kept under wraps is among the surprising aspects of t
WA Today / Posted 2 days ago
the discovery was largely kept under wraps is among the surprising aspects of the past eight weeks. Teams involved in the LIGO Scientific Collaboration themselves totalled about 1100 scientists, while the researchers involved in turning what... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Scientists witness huge cosmic crash, find origins of goldInstitute of Technology and the executive director of the Laser Interferometer
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Institute of Technology and the executive director of the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory, or LIGO, speaks at the National Press Club in Washington, Monday, Oct. 16, 2017, during an announcement on one of the most... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Scientists witness huge cosmic crash, find origins of goldInstitute of Technology and the executive director of the Laser Interferometer
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 2 days ago
Institute of Technology and the executive director of the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory, or LIGO, speaks at the National Press Club in Washington, Monday, Oct. 16, 2017, during an announcement on one of the most... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
LSU physicists among first scientists to detect gravitational waves from neutron starsLSU physicists at the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory or LI
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 2 days ago
LSU physicists at the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory or LIGO in Livingston, LA were some of the first scientists to directly detect gravitational waves (ripples in space and time) and light from the collision of two neutron... Read more
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The Register
Neutron stars shower gold on universe in big bang, felt on Earth as 100-second grav waveBarely two years after it came online, the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-W
The Register / Posted 2 days ago
Barely two years after it came online, the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) has scored a double success. Last week, the instrument earned its creators a Nobel Prize – and this week we're told it helped spot the first neutron... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
Scientists witness huge cosmic crash, find origins of goldtelescope, which detects gamma rays, and gravity wave detectors in Louisiana an
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 2 days ago
telescope, which detects gamma rays, and gravity wave detectors in Louisiana and Washington state that are a part of the LIGO Laboratory , whose founders won a Nobel Prize earlier this month. A worldwide alert went out to focus telescopes on what... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Scientists witness huge cosmic crash, find origins of goldtelescope, which detects gamma rays, and gravity wave detectors in Louisiana an
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 2 days ago
telescope, which detects gamma rays, and gravity wave detectors in Louisiana and Washington state that are a part of the LIGO Laboratory , whose founders won a Nobel Prize earlier this month. A worldwide alert went out to focus telescopes on what... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Scientists witness huge cosmic crash, find origins of goldtelescope, which detects gamma rays, and gravity wave detectors in Louisiana an
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 2 days ago
telescope, which detects gamma rays, and gravity wave detectors in Louisiana and Washington state that are a part of the LIGO Laboratory , whose founders won a Nobel Prize earlier this month. A worldwide alert went out to focus telescopes on what... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Cyber attack almost steals unique opportunity from astrophysicistsmillion light years away. The first signs of the neutron star merger had been
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 days ago
million light years away. The first signs of the neutron star merger had been detected at 8:41am (WST) on August 31 by the LIGO observatory in the United States. It had picked up a gravitational wave signal — tiny ripples in the fabric of... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Scientists witness huge cosmic crash, find origins of goldtelescope, which detects gamma rays, and gravity wave detectors in Louisiana an
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 2 days ago
telescope, which detects gamma rays, and gravity wave detectors in Louisiana and Washington state that are a part of the LIGO Laboratory , whose founders won a Nobel Prize earlier this month. A worldwide alert went out to focus telescopes on what... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
LSU physicists among first scientists to detect gravitational waves from neutron starsLSU physicists at the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory or LI
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 2 days ago
LSU physicists at the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory or LIGO in Livingston, LA were some of the first scientists to directly detect gravitational waves (ripples in space and time) and light from the collision of two neutron... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Scientists witness huge cosmic crash, find origins of goldtelescope, which detects gamma rays, and gravity wave detectors in Louisiana an
WSMV Nashville / Posted 2 days ago
telescope, which detects gamma rays, and gravity wave detectors in Louisiana and Washington state that are a part of the LIGO Laboratory , whose founders won a Nobel Prize earlier this month. A worldwide alert went out to focus telescopes on what... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Astronomers detected 100 Earths' worth of gold being forged in space — here's how much it's worthmasses of platinum. Getty Images/Michael Gottschalk Brian Metzger, an astroph
Stamford Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
masses of platinum. Getty Images/Michael Gottschalk Brian Metzger, an astrophysicist at Columbia University and another LIGO collaborator, said a bit of nuclear alchemy called the rapid process or r-process is what drives the creation of such... Read more
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