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New Kind of Astrophysics is Born

Clip: Season 44 | 2m

An incredible discovery in astrophysics was unveiled today. Scientists saw and "heard" a dramatic cosmic explosion simultaneously for the first time.

Aired: 10/18/17

Rating: NR

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