Gravitational waves

Earth hit by mysterious burst of gravitational waves from unknown source

Earth hit by mysterious burst of gravitational waves from unknown source

6 days ago   |   Metro

A computer simulation of two black holes merging together A burst of gravitational waves has blasted Planet Earth, scientists have announced. Scientists at the Laser...
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Scientists detect 'unknown or unanticipated' burst of gravitational waves in space

7 days ago   |   The Independent

Such bursts described as 'the gravitational waves that go bump in the night'
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Black hole breakthrough: Astronomers to 'buckle up' for next black hole 'revolution'

Black hole breakthrough: Astronomers to 'buckle up' for next black hole 'revolution'

7 days ago   |   Daily Express

BLACK HOLES could soon be simultaneously observable in both gravitational waves and X-rays - revolutionising our understanding of the most extreme entities of the universe.
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Scientists detected ripples in space and time from a potentially new class of collision in the universe. Their observatory cracked a 100-year-old mystery posed by Einstein

Scientists detected ripples in space and time from a potentially new class of collision in the universe. Their observatory cracked a 100-year-old mystery posed by Einstein

10 days ago   |   Business Insider

Large collisions in space, like those between black holes or neutron stars, create ripples in space-time called gravitational waves. The phenomenon was first predicted by...
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Scientists spot gravitational waves that can bend space and time erupting from huge star collision

14 days ago   |   The Irish Sun


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Gravitational wave mystery could be a sign of a new kind of black hole

15 days ago   |   New Scientist

A neutron star has produced gravitational waves after colliding with an unknown object - it could be the smallest black hole or biggest neutron star ever found
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Science made astonishing progress. It was also hijacked by those with an axe to grind | Laura Spinney

26 days ago   |   The Guardian

Attacks and scepticism are on the rise, even as leaps are made in fields from gene editing and AI to interplanetary exploration The 2010s were the decade in which we were...
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Major Quantum Achievement Lets Physicists 'See' Gravitational Waves From Deeper in the Universe

Major Quantum Achievement Lets Physicists 'See' Gravitational Waves From Deeper in the Universe

1 month ago   |   Gizmodo

Physicists have conducted a test to squeeze the vacuum of spacetime itself in order to better detect gravitational waves from colliding black holes.
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An experiment that solved a 100-year-old mystery posed by Einstein just got up to 50% more powerful by squeezing light

An experiment that solved a 100-year-old mystery posed by Einstein just got up to 50% more powerful by squeezing light

1 month ago   |   Business Insider

Large collisions in space, like those between black holes or neutron stars, create ripples in spacetime called gravitational waves that were first predicted by Albert Einstein...
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Earth observation, deep space exploration big winners in new ESA budget

Earth observation, deep space exploration big winners in new ESA budget

1 month ago   |   Spaceflight Now

Frédérique Vidal, the French government's representative and co-chair on the ESA Ministerial Council, ESA director general Jan Wörner, and Manuel Heitor, the Portuguese...
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Novak Djokovic overcomes blustery conditions to beat Tatsuma Ito at Australian Open

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Coco Gauff sets up Naomi Osaka Australian Open tie as Carolina Wozniacki extends career

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Novak Djokovic rubbishes Australian Open concerns ahead of Tatsuma Ito clash

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Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang immediately reacted to Gabriel Martinelli's...

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang immediately reacted to Gabriel Martinelli's Arsenal goal

Martinelli struck Arsenal's first equaliser in an entertaining 2-2 draw with Chelsea on Tuesday after his side had been reduced to 10 men, prompting a quick response from... Read more ...

Las Vegas shooting: Multiple casualties as Fashion Show Mall put on lockdown

Las Vegas shooting: Multiple casualties as Fashion Show Mall put on lockdown

A shooting at the Fashion Show Mall in Las Vegas has left multiple people injured and police have put the area on lockdown. Officials said the gunman is understood to have fled. Read more ...

Dementia patients trapped in hospital by social care failures

Dementia patients trapped in hospital by social care failures

The number of people suffering with dementia who required emergency hospital treatment has risen by 35% in the last five years. Read more ...

737 Max return further delayed as Boeing estimates the plane may fly again...

737 Max return further delayed as Boeing estimates the plane may fly again in mid-2020

Boeing has revised its estimate of the 737 Max's return to service to mid-2020 Read more ...