Fourth gravitational wave signal detected – Five things you need to know

Fourth gravitational wave signal detected – Five things you need to know

Fourth gravitational wave signal detected – Five things you need to know The latest observation was made on August 14, 2017. It’s the first gravitational wave signal recorded by the Virgo detector. New Delhi: Originally predicted in the early 20th century by Albert Einstein, gravitational waves – ripples in space and time – were not detected until 2015, when the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO) identified the first such signal from two merging black holes. On Wednesday, scientists announced the detection of a fourth gravitational wave signal coming as a…

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Kidambi Srikanth beats Olympic champion Chen Long for fourth Super Series title

Kidambi Srikanth beats Olympic champion Chen Long for fourth Super Series title

Kidambi Srikanth beats Olympic champion Chen Long for fourth Super Series title Kidambi Srikanth continued his impressive run of form by winning the Australian Open Super Series – his fourth Super Series title and second in two weeks while playing his third final in a row. He beat Chen Long 22-20, 21-16 in 45 minutes. Kidambi Srikanth has been on a roll off late. He has beaten the World No 1 Son Wan Ho twice in as many weeks, he has beaten the Chinese top-ranked shuttler Shi Yuqi twice as well.…

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Rebel soldiers shut down Ivorian cities

Rebel soldiers shut down Ivorian cities

Rebel soldiers shut down Ivorian cities The fourth day of a violent mutiny that has paralyzed Ivory Coast’s largest cities ended in confusion with the announcement of a deal between the government and rebel soldiers, that was subsequently denied by rebel sources. Defense Minister Alain-Richard Donwahi claimed a deal had been struck that would bring an immediate end to a crisis that had caused “substantial material damage, injuries and loss of human lives.” “An agreement was reached on how to exit the crisis,” said Donwahi. “Consequently, we call on all…

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Premiership Bath 44-20 Gloucester

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Premiership Bath 44-20 Gloucester A hat-trick from Wales’ Taulupe Faletau helped Bath take the battle for the fourth Premiership play-off spot down to the final day with a bonus-point win that ended Gloucester’s top-six hopes. Faletau and Gloucester’s Jonny May traded tries before Bath took full control of the local derby at the Rec. Aled Brew powered over, Max Clark raced in and Robbie Fruean got Bath’s fourth. Faletau got his second and third tries either side of May’s second, before David Halaifonua’s consolation score. Other than crossing for their…

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Top 20 Crucible moments: #14 – John Higgins’ fourth title in 2011

Top 20 Crucible moments: #14 - John Higgins' fourth title in 2011

Top 20 Crucible moments: #14 – John Higgins’ fourth title in 2011 To mark the 40th anniversary of the World Championship at the Crucible Theatre, we’re counting down the top 20 moments in Sheffield voted for by you snooker fans on our Facebook poll. At number 14 – John Higgins winning his fourth title in 2011… The 2011 World Snooker Championship final was a perfect example of youth versus experience. Three-time champion John Higgins was searching for a fourth Crucible crown but arrived in Sheffield off the back of a…

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