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      July 20, 2020

      Monday   2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

      220 North Main Street
      New City, New York 10956

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      Colliding Black Holes

      A new type of astronomical observatory came into existence in the past decade and in the past several years has produced amazing results. These are the gravitational wave observatories - LIGO in the United States and VIRGO in Italy. These observatories are looking for and now are frequently finding minute disturbances in space-time. The sources of these disturbances have proven to be the results of collisions and mergers of black holes - a process which propagates shivers in gravity throughout the universe. What is a black hole? How do we know they exist? Where are they? And how are these new observatories finding them? What are NASA’s plans for building a gravitational wave observatory in space?
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