SALT and SAAO Telescopes – First detection of gravitational waves produced by two colliding neutron stars

THE NORTHERN CAPE – SALT and SAAO telescopes partake in an unprecedented international collaboration to investigate the origin of the first detection of gravitational waves produced by two colliding neutron stars. The discovery marks the birth of a new era in astrophysics, the first cosmic event observed in both gravitational waves and light.  SALT and other SAAO … Continue reading SALT and SAAO Telescopes – First detection of gravitational waves produced by two colliding neutron stars