PBS Space Time

Neutron Stars Collide in New LIGO Signal?

Season 3 Episode 17 | 11m 27s | Video has closed captioning.

Last year LIGO announced the detection of gravitational waves from the merger of two black holes. The science world went a little crazy. Only a few weeks ago a new rumour emerged: that LIGO had, for the first time, spotted gravitational waves from the collision of a pair of neutron stars. If it’s true, some long-standing astrophysical mysteries are about to be unlocked.

Aired: 04/11/18

Rating: NR

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