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

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

Forbes - Ethan Siegel

The Universe is out there, waiting for you to discover it. In 2017, two neutron stars merged together in a galaxy 130 million light-years away. We've now observed an ultra-fast jet moving at nearly the speed of light, which means it must have broken through the shell of expelled matter unhindered. On …

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