DTU researchers involved in historic discovery in outer space

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The INTEGRAL space craft has measured signals originating from a collision of two neutron stars. For the first time ever, gravitational waves and gamma rays have been recorded from the same event. With the discovery of this phenomenon, which Einstein predicted, and for which the Nobel prize was recently awarded, the DTU researchers have secured their place in history.

Subject

Gravitational waves

Period16 Oct 2017

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Media contributions

  • TitleDTU researchers involved in historic discovery in outer space
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletDTU
    Media typeWeb
    CountryDenmark
    Date16/10/2017
    DescriptionThe INTEGRAL space craft has measured signals originating from a collision of two neutron stars. For the first time ever, gravitational waves and gamma rays have been recorded from the same event. With the discovery of this phenomenon, which Einstein predicted, and for which the Nobel prize was recently awarded, the DTU researchers have secured their place in history.
    Producer/AuthorMorten Garly Andersen
    URLwww74.sitecore.dtu.dk/nyheder/Nyhed?id={DBA47A51-37F0-44C1-B161-63EAEDCB6EB3}
    PersonsSøren Brandt, Jérôme Chenevez

Keywords

  • Gravitational waves
  • gamma rays