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Space: 9 Unbelievably Weird Facts Everyone Should Know

#9. The fastest things in the space pulsar system called PSR B1913+16

The fastest things in the universe pulsar system called PSR B1913+16

Speed: 299,792.458 km per second
In fact, it’s not just light that travels at light speed. The force fields such as the weak and strong nuclear forces and the gravitational force. So do ‘gravitational waves’, the ripples in the fabric of ‘space-time’ created by moving mass. We haven’t yet built instruments powerful enough to detect these gravitational waves. Their existence has been proven by looking closely at the orbital decay of a binary pulsar system called PSR B1913+16. Source

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