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Binary Neutron Star Merger GW170817: A Multi-sensory Experience of the Universe
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2018-02-13)
August 17, 2017, is a milestone date for astrophysics. For the first time, the LIGO and Virgo gravitational-wave observatories detected signals from the collision of two neutron stars. The powerful event shook space-time ...
Cosmic Rays: Alien Invaders from Outer Space
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-12-02)
Cosmic rays are microscopic, charged particles that permanently bombard Earth from outer space. 100 years after their discovery their origin is still a mystery. It is also not clear how cosmic rays can obtain energies that ...