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Two White Dwarf Stars Emit Gravitational Waves
2012-08-29 07:35:26

Researchers have confirmed the emission of gravitational waves from the second strongest known source in our galaxy by studying the shrinking orbital period of a unique pair of burned-out stars.

Looking Into The Heart Of A Supernova
2012-07-12 21:01:00

Caltech simulation points out how to detect a rapidly spinning stellar core

Pulsars: The Universe's Gift To Physics
2012-02-20 04:22:53

Pulsars, superdense neutron stars, are perhaps the most extraordinary physics laboratories in the Universe. Research on these extreme and exotic objects already has produced two Nobel Prizes.

Gravitational Waves Are The 'Sounds Of The Universe'
2011-10-03 09:19:36

Einstein wrote about them, and we're still looking for them -- gravitational waves, which are small ripples in the fabric of space-time, that many consider to be the sounds of our universe.

Squeezed Laser Will Bring Gravitational Waves To The Light Of Day
2011-09-12 06:34:03

Measuring at the limits of the laws of nature – this is the challenge which researchers repeatedly take up in their search for gravitational waves.

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2011-07-14 06:25:00

Astronomers have discovered a pair of white dwarfs spiraling into one another at breakneck speeds.

2011-05-27 13:06:07

Direct evidence of the existence of gravitational waves is something that has long eluded researchers, however new research has suggested that adding just one of the proposed detectors in Japan, Australia and India will drastically increase the expected rate of detection.

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2011-05-23 07:35:00

Two UK astronomers have found that the giant black holes in the center of galaxies are on average spinning faster than at any time in the history of the Universe.


Word of the Day
logocentrism
  • The analysis of literature, focusing on the words and grammar to the exclusion of context or literary merit.
The word 'logocentrism' is a blend of logo- +‎ centrism.
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