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And then there were five....

…black hole mergers detected via gravitational waves, that is. Here are the key measurements for Number 5, codename GW170608. More information can be found here… 131 more words

The Universe And Stuff

Onto drafting the gravitational history of the universe

It’s finally happening. As the world turns, as our little lives wear on, gravitational wave detectors quietly eavesdrop on secrets whispered by colliding blackholes and neutron stars in distant reaches of the cosmos, no big deal. 1,231 more words

Science & Technology

The Collision

And they collided;

Sending light and gravitational waves of a gamma-ray burst.

They were dead for a long time

From a supernova that killed all their electrons and protons, 103 more words


New Postdoctoral position in Time Domain Astrophysics

My group is seeking for a Postdoctoral Associate, funded through the University of Maryland College Park (UMCP). The selected candidate would work in the… 201 more words

Gravitational Waves


The Earth is the cradle of humanity, but mankind cannot stay in the cradle forever.

-Konstantin Tsiolkovsky

I uploaded my last blog about a day ago and I hope you all enjoyed it. 743 more words


It's #RIAuthor Month! Meet Kim Arcand

Billions, Trillions, Quadrillions

Scientists recently announced that they had detected tiny ripples in the fabric of space-time cause by the merger of two cores of dead stars. 562 more words


Gravitational Waves: Feeling Ripples in Spacetime

Before the dawn of civilization, two giants spun. Floating out in the void of space, two black holes circled each other. With every rotation, they came ever so slightly closer. 2,622 more words

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