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Gravitational waves

A golden binary

The discovery of gravitational waves from a neutron-star merger and the detection of the event across the electromagnetic spectrum give insight into many aspects of gravity and astrophysics. See Letter p.64, p.67, p.71, p.75 & p.80

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Figure 1: The merger of a binary neutron-star system.


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