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Louisiana Considered: Louisiana’s Coastal Master Plan, LIGO Observes Black Hole Eating Neutron Star

Weenta Girmay
Louisiana’s Coastal Master Plan has been drafted, but the state is still trying to come up with the money to rebuild coastal wetlands.
  • Environment journalist Bob Marshall talks about the links between the recent condo collapse in Surfside, FL and Louisiana’s dwindling coastal wetlands. Louisiana’s Coastal Master Plan could help us stave off some effects of climate change if the state can find the funds.
  • LIGO-Caltech Lead Scientist Dr. Brian O’Reilly describes one of the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory’s most recent findings - a black hole completely absorbing a neutron star.
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