Breakthrough Gravitational Wave Findings Suggest Supermassive Black Holes Are Constantly Warping Spacetime

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Wow. What a great finding and

Wow. What a great finding and a validation of the pulsar timing array approach. The numbers are mind boggling : very many pairs of supermassive black holes orbiting each other to eventually merge. The technical side of this study is quite precise, that being the slight advance or retardation of a given pulsar's signal due to a change in it's propagation to Earth from said pulsar. Put together this type of effect from very many pulsars - the more the merrier - and you have an enormous array. Goes to show that pulsars are the gift that just keeps on giving!

Cheers, Mike.

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Oh yeah!!  What Mike said!! 

Oh yeah!!  What Mike said!!  He said it so eloquently, I couldn't have said it better myself.

"Goes to show that pulsars are the gift that just keeps on giving!"   :*)

Thank you Mike!

George

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Hallo!See also "A new

Hallo!

See also "A new view of the Universe". There is also a german version of this paper and links to the 6 original papers.

So we do wait for LISA, to fill the gap in wavelength between LIGO and PTA.

Kind regards and happy crunching

Martin

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