LIGO Current Affairs, GK & News

Scientists detect New Source of Gravitational waves

Scientists have detected gravitational waves produced by collision of neutron star and black hole for the first time. Highlights Gravitational waves ripples were detected in fabric of space-time. This finding shows that there are neutron star-black hole systems. This system will help in answering several questions regarding cosmos ranging from star formation to expansion rate ..

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What are Dark Sirens?

A team of scientists have recently found a way to solve cosmological tensions through dark sirens. What are Dark Sirens? The Dark Sirens are nothing but gravitational waves from neutron stars or black holes. The Dark sirens can be picked up by gravitational wave detector but not by ordinary telescopes. What are the Cosmological tensions ..

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What is Hum of the Universe?

The Hum of the Universe was recently detected by the North American Nanohertz Observatory for Gravitational Waves (NANOGrav). According to the researchers, the hum was produced by gravitational waves. About the Hum of the Universe The Hum of the Universe comes from a type of dead star called a “Pulsar”. These stars are basically neutron ..

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ICICI Prudential Life Insurance launches AI-powered voice chatbot- LiGo

ICICI Prudential Life Insurance has introduced a chatbot service ‘LiGo’ on ‘Google Assistant’ for its policyholders. This will help ICICI policyholders to have their queries answered by simple voice commands. The company is expanding its innovation with digital technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI) and providing convenience for its customers. Extending LiGo functionalities to Google ..

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LIGO detects first merger of two unequal-mass black holes

The scientists of Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Laboratory (LIGO) have recently recorded the first merger of black holes that were of unequal masses. On April 12, 2020, the LIGO-Virgo collaboration detected collision between two black holes that were 2.4 billion light years away. The scientists have now concluded from their researches and analysis that these ..

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