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Duncan Brown featured in story for PBS Newshour

Duncan Brown

Duncan Brown

October 16, 2017

Duncan Brown, Charles Brightman Endowed Professor of Physics, was featured in an article for PBS Newshour on the detection of gravitational waves and other energy emissions from a pair of colliding neutron stars. Brown spoke about the scientific importance of the discovery, and the surprising quickness with which it was confirmed. “Even when I say it now, I find it kind of astounding,” said Brown. “I thought it would take us days of painstaking, hard work to go through the data. Instead, we did it in about 45 minutes from getting the observations from the telescope.” Read more at www.mobprod.com.