The Moon and Gravitational Impacts on NSLS-II
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The Moon and Gravitational Impacts on NSLS-II

Night and day, as the moon orbits around earth and the earth around the sun,…

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Radio “Eyes” Unlocking Secrets of Neutron-Star Collision
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Radio “Eyes” Unlocking Secrets of Neutron-Star Collision

When a pair of superdense neutron stars collided and potentially formed a black hole in…

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Astronomers strike cosmic gold
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Astronomers strike cosmic gold

The first detection of gravitational waves from the cataclysmic merger of two neutron stars, and…

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Gamma-ray burst detection just what OSU researchers exclusively predicted
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Gamma-ray burst detection just what OSU researchers exclusively predicted

More than a month before a game-changing detection of a short gamma-ray burst – a…

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Stars collide, and scientists help track another cosmic first
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Stars collide, and scientists help track another cosmic first

An epic collision that likely spewed platinum and gold into space and shook the very…

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Researchers mark first detection of gravitational waves from collision of two neutron stars
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Researchers mark first detection of gravitational waves from collision of two neutron stars

About 130 million years ago in the distant galaxy, two neutron stars spiraled toward each…

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Catch a Fleeting Kilonova
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Catch a Fleeting Kilonova

In the world of astrophysics, Aug. 17, 2017, was undoubtedly a red-letter day. First, NASA’s…

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Scientists Decode the Origin of Universe’€™s Heavy Elements in the Light from a Neutron Star Merger
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Scientists Decode the Origin of Universe’€™s Heavy Elements in the Light from a Neutron Star Merger

Sometimes – even in matters of science – you have to be lucky. On Aug. 17, scientists…

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Intense storms batter Saturn’€™s largest moon, UCLA scientists report
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Intense storms batter Saturn’€™s largest moon, UCLA scientists report

Titan, the largest of Saturn’s more than 60 moons, has surprisingly intense rainstorms, according to…

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Mysterious Dimming of Tabby’s Star May Be Caused by Dust
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Mysterious Dimming of Tabby’s Star May Be Caused by Dust

One of the most mysterious stellar objects may be revealing some of its secrets at…

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