12 Dec, 2023
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Gravitational waves the greatest discovery of 2017

The LIGO and VIRGO detectors detected a unique type of gravitational wave that was coming out from the collision of two distant neutron stars located around 130 million years away from earth. This detection of gravitational waves generating from the merger of two neutron stars has been declared the scientific breakthrough of the year by […]

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Indians contributed a major part in the Gravitational Waves Observation

Indian scientists have played an influential role in the observation of gravitational waves. Around 40 scientists from 13 Indian institutes were involved in this research including IIT-Bombay institute. The gravitational waves which formed from the collision of two neutron stars detected by Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) and Europe’s Virgo for the first time, as per the resources. According […]

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India to House Fifth LIGO Centre to study Gravitational Waves

India is soon going to be the fifth privileged country to house Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) Centre for studying Gravitational waves. The establishment of Observatory & Research Centre in India will be world’s fifth most state-of-the-art center for researching more on gravitational rays. As announced by the scientists at the Indian Institute of Technology’s […]