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When these neutron stars collided, the celestial explosion was a gold mine for astronomers

Oct 16, 2017, The Globe and Mail

Scientists have spotted ripples of gravity from a violent collision of two neutron stars, shedding new light on the nuclear upheavals believed to have created much of the universe's heavy metals.

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Gravitational Waves Seen Being Born for the First Time

Oct 16, 2017, National Geographic Australia

Around 130 million years ago, two dead stars violently collided and set off a sequence of events that, over the last two months, have whipped astronomers on Earth into an absolute frenzy.

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CIFAR announces 2017 CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars

Oct 12, 2017, CIFAR

Congratulations to Prof. Daryl Haggard who is one of 15 exceptional early career investigators joining the 2017 cohort of the CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars program.

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New Telescope Could Solve Mystery Of Deep-Space Fast Radio Bursts (FRBs)

Sep 12, 2017, Forbes

A unique new Canadian radio-telescope could solve the mystery behind so-called ‘fast radio bursts’ (FRBs) from deep space.

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Astronomers find fast-spinning 'clocks in the sky' using gaming tech

Sep 11, 2017, CBC News

Astronomers have discovered the fastest-spinning pulsar in our galactic disc, making it the second-fastest known — and they did it using gaming technology.

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