Science in a Minute 050619 LIGO and Virgo Observatories Spot More Gravitational Waves

May 06, 2019 03:32 PM
Listen
Science in a Minute 050619 LIGO and Virgo Observatories Spot More Gravitational Waves 2057071
This program will begin at
This program has ended and is being processed for playback.

Scientists at the LIGO observatory, here in the USA and its European counterpart, Virgo. have spotted more gravitation waves involving neutron stars. Scientists think one detection of gravitational waves was produced as the result of the collision and merger of two neutron or collapsed stars. Others spotted a day later is thought to have been produced by the collision of a neutron star with a black hole.