WHATS IN THIS BLOG: • What are neutron stars? • Scientists record a collision between two neutron stars. • The collision gives a flash of light, so we know where it originates. • The collision creates gold and silver.
I have excerpted some words below from an article in Time Magazine: “What we learned from a never-before-seen cosmic collision,” 30 October 2017.
MY PREVIOUS BLOG WAS ABOUT THE DISCOVERY OF GRAVITY WAVES, WHICH CAME FROM A COLLISION OF TWO BLACK HOLES. To read that article, click here. Then hit back-arrow to return to this blog article.
Now the scientists have gone one better. They’ve detected gravitational waves from a collision between two neutron stars. This event was detected on 17 August 2017.… More “Gravity waves – caused by collision of two neutron stars”