Comments about "Hulse-Taylor binary" in Wikipedia

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1. Discovery

2 Star system

The orbit has decayed since the binary system was initially discovered, in precise agreement with the loss of energy due to gravitational waves described by Einstein's general theory of relativity.
The word precise is tricky, as if all parameters can be calculated based on observations.
The most tricky one is the loss of energy based on inspiralling neutron stars.

3. Characteristics

4. See also

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5. References

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