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    1. The Hubble Space Telescope was used to capture imagery of GW170817, the source of gravitational waves detected on Aug. 17, 2017. On Aug. 17, 2017, gravitational waves from a neutron-star collision ...

    2. A new image shows one of the most spectacular, violent events in the entire universe.

    3. It sent astronomers stampeding to their telescopes, in hopes of answering one of the long-sought mysteries of the universe. Such explosions, astronomers have long suspected, produced ...

    4. The observatory encompasses several historic instruments including the 100-inch Hooker Telescope, one of the most famous telescopes of the first half of the 20th century. The 100th anniversary ...

    5. After decades of theorizing, we're now actually in a new era of astronomy, defined by the capability to peer into the universe through multiple, distinct lenses. The first detections of gravitational ...

    6. "Truly a eureka moment", "Everything I ever hoped for", "A dream come true" -- Normally restrained scientists reached for the stars Monday to describe the feelings that accompany a "once-in-a-lifetime" event.

    7. Telescopes on every continent were able to see and measure light and energy emerging from the crash. The collision generated a fierce burst of gamma rays and a gravitational wave, a faint ...

    8. The LIGO and VIRGO detectors only operated simultaneously for a few weeks, but they were a remarkably busy few weeks. Today, those behind the joint collaboration announced that they've observed ...

    9. That bizarre phenomenon, however, can't normally be seen by telescopes that look for light. Neutron stars, by contrast, spew out visible cosmic fireworks when they come together. These ...

    10. News of the observations spread quickly among astronomers and other researchers, setting of a flurry of activity as they raced to find the stars in the sky and capture the event using more traditional ...

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