[ExI] Gravitational Waves Detected By LIGO!

Giulio Prisco giulio at gmail.com
Fri Feb 12 06:30:25 UTC 2016

On Thu, Feb 11, 2016 at 9:35 PM, John Clark <johnkclark at gmail.com> wrote:

> And the critics were correct, the old
> LIGO wasn't sensitive enough to detect gravitational waves unless you were
> unrealistically lucky and 2 black holes happened to merge very near to Earth

I wouldn't call that "lucky." The astronomers (and the rest of
humanity) would have been killed immediately by a close black hole
fusion event.

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