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Could gravitational waves reveal how fast our universe is expanding?

12 Jul 2018, 04:00 UTC
Could gravitational waves reveal how fast our universe is expanding? A. Tonita, L. Rezzolla, F. Pannarale

Signals from rare black hole-neutron star pairs could pinpoint rate at which universe is growing, researchers say. Since it first exploded into existence 13.8 billion years ago, the universe has been expanding, dragging along with it hundreds of billions of galaxies and stars, much like raisins in a rapidly rising dough.

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