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X-Rays From Neutron Star Merger Still Persist 1,000 Days After Collision

KEY POINTS In 2017, scientists detected X-rays following the collision of two neutron stars It was the first time that X-rays were observed following a gamma ray burst The X-rays…

Neutron star collision continues to emit X-rays, puzzling astronomers

When two neutron stars smashed into each other, about 130 million light-years from Earth, the universe lit up. The collision, between some of the densest objects in the cosmos, produced…

Planet collision simulations give clues to atmospheric loss from Moon’s origin — ScienceDaily

Earth could have lost anywhere between ten and 60 per cent of its atmosphere in the collision that is thought to have formed the Moon. New research led by Durham…

‘We Found a Massive Black Hole Collision That Has Never Been Seen Before’

Since 1983 I have been involved in the search for gravitational waves. These waves were a prediction of Albert Einstein in 1916, although he quickly noted that they would be…