“Cosmic Whispers” –Listening for Black Holes and Neutron Stars Hidden Behind Gravitational Waves from the Big Bang

  Deep space is not as silent as we have been led to believe. Every few minutes a pair of black holes smash into each other. These cataclysms release ripples in the fabric of spacetime known as gravitational waves. Now Monash University scientists have developed a way to listen in on these events. The gravitational … Continue reading “Cosmic Whispers” –Listening for Black Holes and Neutron Stars Hidden Behind Gravitational Waves from the Big Bang