Exploding stars and colliding black holes

Thu 13 Sep • 16:00 – 17:00

Teaching Room 1 • Brynmor Jones Library

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  • Physics and Astronomy Scientific Section
  • Suitable for: 16+

    In 2017, seventy observatories simultaneously pointed their telescopes towards the same object to witness a ground-breaking event: the first visualisation of the source of gravitational waves. Stephen Smartt details how recent technological advancements allow us to catch neutron star and black hole collisions in the act.

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