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Roy

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There's a lot of new information on the LIGO Website:

https://www.ligo.org/news.php

which now includes a catalogue of black hole and neutron star mergers with computer simulations of each event. In particular there is a really good video covering GW170817 the neutron star merger and the science that was carried out:

https://www.ligo.org/detections/GW170817.php

What I found truly fantastic was at about 3:45 in the video there is a periodic table of elements up to uranium showing what type of astronomical event created them.

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Re: Gravitational Waves - A Catalogue of Events and a Great Video
« Reply #1 on: Dec 25, 2018, 20:10:59 »
Thanks Roy

Really interesting ~ another website to monitor in future!

Merry Xmas

Hugh