Beyond Black Holes: Australian plan to detect high frequency gravitational waves

Original artwork by Jon Puckridge, author of Sci Fi novel "On"

An advanced Australian astronomy project will capture high frequency gravitational waves emanating from neutron star collisions.

Gravitational waves were accurately predicted by Albert Einstein in his general theory of relativity, which he first posited in 1916.

The phenomena were only detected as recently as 2015, and the proposed Australian gravitational wave detector would add a new dimension to existing knowledge in the field.

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