Title Gingin telescope helps make first ever observation of a neutron star collision Degree of recognition Regional Media name/outlet The West Australian Media type Web Country/Territory Australia Date 17/10/17 Description “Holy sh*t.”
And with these two words, in an email sent to scientists around the world, a new era of astronomy was begun.
The colourful outburst was prompted by the first observation of a neutron star collision, which is being hailed as more significant than the discovery of gravitational waves, winner of this year’s Nobel Prize for Physics.
And a telescope in Gingin, 70km north of Perth, played a pivotal role.
Producer/Author Ben O'Shea URL https://thewest.com.au/technology/science/gingin-telescope-helps-make-first-ever-observation-of-a-neutron-star-collision-ng-b88629899z Persons David Coward