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Fourth Gravitational Wave Detected!


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Mitchell
- 261 days ago - skyandtelescope.com
Yet another "Einstein" wave has been noted, this time by 3 detectors.



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Janis K (126)
Friday September 29, 2017, 9:21 pm
Thanks for sharing.
 

Judy C (97)
Saturday September 30, 2017, 12:33 am
It's amazing that we can find such support for Einstein's prediction. Thanks Mitch.
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday September 30, 2017, 1:34 am
Thanks Mitchell for posting.
 

Peggy B (43)
Saturday September 30, 2017, 6:30 am
Amazing.
 

Animae C (514)
Saturday September 30, 2017, 7:27 am
".... the gravitational waves that reached Earth on Monday, August 14th, at 10:30:43 UT were unleashed by the collision of two black holes, weighing in at 31 and 25 solar masses. During the merger event, which took place at a distance of some 1.8 billion light-years, the energy equivalent of 3 solar masses was radiated away in the form of gravitational waves, leaving a 53-solar-mass black hole behind."

"Gravitational waves — tiny ripples in the very fabric of space-time — were predicted by Albert Einstein back in 1916, but not directly detected until September 14, 2015, by the two identical LIGO detectors ..."

Brilliant stuff!!!
TY Mitch
 

Doris F (23)
Sunday October 1, 2017, 1:22 am
interesting, tyfs Mitchell
 

Ian Crory (31)
Sunday October 1, 2017, 3:00 pm
:o)
 

pam w (139)
Sunday October 1, 2017, 4:26 pm
Thought of you when I saw this! Thanks...
 

Mitchell D (87)
Sunday October 1, 2017, 5:31 pm
Totally my pleasure.
Anybody else see the ^) Minutes piece on the Hubble telescope, earlier this evening? WEBB is going to be still more phenomenal!
 

Fiona Ogilvie (565)
Sunday October 1, 2017, 6:15 pm
Fascinating. Thanks for posting, Mitchell.
 

Lenore K (0)
Sunday October 1, 2017, 7:04 pm
ok
 

Winnie Adams (179)
Monday October 2, 2017, 6:45 am
Wow - Thanks Mitchell
 
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