[ExI] Gravitational Waves Detected By LIGO!
pharos at gmail.com
Thu Feb 11 16:25:23 UTC 2016
On 11 February 2016 at 16:13, John Clark wrote:
> On Sept. 14 at 4am the LIGO detector in Livingston Louisiana detected a burst
> of gravitational waves, 7 milliseconds later the LIGO detector in Hanford
> Washington detected the same thing. The possibility of this being due to
> chance is vanishingly small. What they detected was 2 black holes circling
> each other at 250 times a second, one was 36 times the mass of the sun
> and the other 29 times. The entire signal only lasted for a fifth of a second.
I'm feeling queasy already. Maybe I'm allergic.
Can I claim sickness benefit for this? :)
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