Research report 2017 - Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics

The first observation of gravitational waves from merging neutron stars

Dietrich, Tim
Astrophysikalische und Kosmologische Relativitätstheorie
Over 100 years after the formulation of the theory of general relativity by Albert Einstein and more than 30 years after the first discovery of a binary neutron star system, the gravitational wave signal of colliding neutron stars has been detected for the first time.

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