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Richland observatory detects 5-billion-year-old black hole waves

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Richland observatory detects 5-billion-year-old black hole waves




December 03, 2018 04:17 PM

Updated 38 minutes ago




The collision of four more sets of black holes have been detected via their gravitational waves at the LIGO observatory near Richland.

It brings the discoveries of the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory on the Hanford site to 10 black hole mergers and one merger of neutron stars.

“The rate of discovery suggests the most spectacular findings are yet to come,” said Denise Caldwell, director of the National Science Foundation.



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