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AP story on LIGO's recent detection from neutron stars features interview with Duncan Brown

Neutron star collision

Neutron star collision

October 16, 2017

Professor Duncan Brown was interviewed by the Associated Press for a story on LIGO's historic discovery of gravitational waves from the collision of binary neutron stars. Measurements of the light and other energy emanating from the event have helped scientists explain how planet-killing gamma ray bursts are born, how fast the universe is expanding, and where heavy elements like platinum and gold come from. “This is getting everything you wish for,” said Brown. “This is our fantasy observation.” Read the full article at apnews.com.

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