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Gravitational waves detected from two neutron stars colliding – Expert Reaction

Sarah-Jane O'Connor posted in on October 17th, 2017.

For the first time, scientists have measured the violent death spiral of two dense neutron stars via gravitational waves. This new discovery from the LIGO-Virgo collaboration comes weeks after the detection of gravitational waves won the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics. The August 17 (US time) event was detected by about 70 ground- and space-based observatories, marking the first […]

Longtail viewing: TV not totally braindead after all

Peter Griffin posted in on August 4th, 2009.

A Monday night in front of the goggle box isn’t really up to much when it comes to free-to-air viewing. Last nights options on One included reality TV show Medical Emergency, following by the admittedly good The Missing (judging by last week’s episode) and the jaded crime show Law and Order. TV2 turned out the […]

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