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Khalifa University Research Predicts New Effect for Proving the Existence of Cosmic Strings

February 18, 2021

A team of researchers from Khalifa University has used the theory of General Relativity to figure out a new way to detect cosmic strings across the universe. The team applied the concept of ‘gravitational lensing’ to a family of pairs of black holes connected by a cosmic string in what is known as a C-metric, and computed the first-ever lensing formula that can be coupled with existing technologies to chart our universe.

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