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Discovery of asymmetrical double neutron star system may have astronomical implications
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Discovery of asymmetrical double neutron star system may have astronomical implications

The system is thought to be a precursor to ones like the double neutron star system that prompted the 2017 discovery of gravitational waves.

New study suggests that the universe could be two billion years younger
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New study suggests that the universe could be two billion years younger

The generally accepted age of the universe is 13.7 billion years, based on a Hubble Constant of 70

Google Doodle marks the birthday of Georges Lemaitre, founder of Big Bang theory
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Google Doodle marks the birthday of Georges Lemaitre, founder of Big Bang theory

Lemaitre had accurately estimated a numerical value which was later known as the Hubble Constant.

Gravitational waves could quantify the rate at which our universe is expanding
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Gravitational waves could quantify the rate at which our universe is expanding

Emitted gravitational waves could provide independent and precise measurement distance