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Testing time for gravity

The discovery of two neutron stars tightly orbiting each other suggests that the rate of neutron-star mergers in the Universe is higher than had been thought — which is good news for seekers of gravitational waves.

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van den Heuvel, E. Testing time for gravity. Nature 426, 504–505 (2003).

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