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  • Merging neutron stars emit both gravitational waves and light

    Laurel KornfeldOctober 18th, 2017

    In a major milestone for astronomy, the merger of two neutron stars in the galaxy NGC 4993 produced both gravitational waves and light, enabling scientists to observe the event in various wavelengths and pinpoint its source.