Title INTEGRAL Sees Blast Travelling with Gravitational Waves Degree of recognition International Media name/outlet European Space Agency Media type Web Country/Territory Netherlands Date 16/10/2017 Description ESA’s Integral satellite recently played a crucial role in discovering the flash of gamma rays linked to the gravitational waves released by the collision of two neutron stars.
On 17 August, a burst of gamma rays lit up in space for almost two seconds. It was promptly recorded by Integral and NASA’s Fermi satellite.
Producer/Author ESA URL www.esa.int/Our_Activities/Space_Science/Integral_sees_blast_travelling_with_gravitational_waves Persons Søren Brandt, Jérôme Chenevez
- Gravitational waves