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Merging Neutron Stars Made An Unstoppable Jet, And It Moves At Nearly The Speed Of Light

Neutron Stars

Merging Neutron Stars Made An Unstoppable Jet, And It Moves At Nearly The Speed Of Light

Forbes - Ethan Siegel

On August 17, 2017, a cosmic signal arrived at Earth that would forever change how we viewed the Universe. Over 100 million years prior, two neutron stars bound together in the distant galaxy NGC 4993 finished inspiraling and merged together, creating a stupendous cosmic explosion when they did. …

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