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Title: The Explosive Counterparts of Gravitational Waves

Astronomy collaborations like the Dark Energy Survey, which Fermilab leads, can track down the visible sources of gravitational waves caused by binary neutron stars. This animation takes you through tmore »he collision of two neutron stars, and shows you the explosion of light and energy seen by the Dark Energy Camera on August 17, 2017.« less
Title: The Explosive Counterparts of Gravitational Waves
Publication Date: 2017-10-16
OSTI Identifier: 1406350
Resource Type: Multimedia
Research Org: Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (FNAL), Batavia, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org: USDOE Office of Science (SC)
Subject: 79 ASTRONOMY AND ASTROPHYSICS ; FNAL ; BINARY NEUTRON STARS ; GRAVITATIONAL WAVES ; LIGO ; DARK ENERGY SURVEY ; DARK ENERGY CAMERA
Country of Publication: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 00:00:46
System Entry Date: 2018-05-18