ESO Scientists’ Gravitational Waves Discovery

For the first time, astronomers have observed both gravitational waves and light from the same event, which they believe was a kilonova. History making observations from ESO‘s fleet of telescopes suggest that this unique object is the result of the collision of two neutron stars.

The 130 million-year-old collision ejected massive amounts of heavy elements like Uranium, Platinum and Gold. How massive you ask? Forbes did an estimate and found that the amount of gold produced alone had a value of around $10 octillion. That’s $10 billion, billion, billion. Before you get gold fever consider this. That much gold here on Earth would make it valueless because of its sheer quantity. We would have to base our economics off another material because it would no longer be rare, it would be a pollutant.

Source: ESO Scientists Unveil an “Unprecedented Discovery” About Gravitational Waves

Luke Thomas graduated from the University of Central Arkansas with a BS in Finance and Business Administration and has five years’ experience in digital marketing and campaign strategy development. Prior to joining the team at Aristotle in March 2016, Luke managed digital marketing for a successful ERA Real Estate branch. At Aristotle, Luke drives success for clients by leveraging technical and fundamental analysis to develop and improve existing marketing efforts. Through his work with organizations like Silver Dollar City, Elvis Presley’s Graceland, Arkansas Tourism and Kentucky Tourism, he has helped clients achieve record-setting results in revenue generation and ROI. Most recently, Luke’s work for the state of Utah won US Search Awards 2017 for “Best Use of Search – Travel/Leisure” and the gold Davey Award in 2017, "Best Brand Strategy" for the Arkansas Department of Parks & Tourism.

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