[ RadSafe ] Fwd: Neutron-Star Collision Reveals Origin of Gold, Astronomers Say

Joseph Preisig jrpnj01 at gmail.com
Mon Oct 23 13:43:45 CDT 2017


     Current LIGO's are in Louisiana and Hanford.

      Joe Preisig

On Mon, Oct 23, 2017 at 11:39 AM, Chris Alston <achris1999 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Roy
> You're quite right, and that's why astrophysicists are "over the moon"
> about the discovery.  Pls. see:
> https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/16/science/ligo-neutron-
> stars-collision.html
> .  The LIGO system is genuinely a revolutionary observatory, and I think
> they're planning to add another site.
> Cheers
> ca
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: ROY HERREN <royherren2005 at yahoo.com>
> Date: Sun, Oct 22, 2017 at 3:52 PM
> Subject: [ RadSafe ] Neutron-Star Collision Reveals Origin of Gold,
> Astronomers Say
> To: radsafe at health.phys.iit.edu
> This article seems to imply that the majority of parent radioactive
> elements provably originated from Neutron star collisions.  I'm excited by
> this recent news because it seems as though we are living through a period
> of time about which entries will be made in future history books.  I cant
> help but wonder what new questions will be generated by this break
> through?  We are living in exciting times!
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