Episode 377

328 - Kilonova

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October 20th, 2017

9 mins 12 secs

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About this Episode

Astronomers have made the groundbreaking detection of two neutron stars colliding in a galaxy 130 million light years away. They detected the gravitational waves AND the blast of radiation released from the collision, observing a kilonova for the first time.

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