Gravitational wave sources


First measurement of gravitational waves of colliding neutron stars

Not only merging black holes, but also neutron star pairs emit gravitational waves.

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The first catalogue of cosmic collisions

From the data of the first two observation runs of LIGO and Virgo, the scientists have created a first catalogue of cosmic collisions. The catalogue contains gravitational wave signals from ten pairs of merging black holes and one pair of neutron stars.

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Chirping neutron stars

For some gravitational wave signals, one can go beyond graphs and animations – they can be made audible

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White Dwarf binaries as gravitational wave sources

White Dwarf binaries, their properties, and the role they will play for the planned space-borne gravitational wave detector LISA.

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