Gravitational Waves

It Could be Possible to see Gravitational Wave Lenses

Can waves of gravity be lensed by gravity? A recent study looks for lensed gravitational waves.

1 month ago

Gaia Might Even be Able to Detect the Gravitational Wave Background of the Universe

Data from the Gaia satellite is so precise, it might be able to detect cosmic gravitational waves.

1 month ago

An Exotic Explanation for the Most Extreme Gravitational Wave Detected so far

A new study proposes an exotic boson star to explain the largest gravitational wave merger we've observed.

4 months ago

Physicists Figure out how to Make Gravitational Wave Detectors “Hear” 6x More Universe

Gravitational wave detectors are limited by fundamental quantum noise - an incessant "hum" that they cannot ever remove. But now…

5 months ago

All The Gravitational Waves Detected So Far

Few events in the astronomy community were received with more fanfare than the first detection of gravitational waves, which took…

5 months ago

Astronomers see a Hint of the Gravitational Wave Background to the Universe

Astronomers have found evidence of faint gravitational waves using an array of pulsars in our galaxy.

5 months ago

China’s Planning to Launch a Space-Based Gravitational Wave Observatory in the 2030s: TianQin. Here’s how it’ll Stack up Against LISA

The successful detection of gravitational waves has been a game-changer for astronomy. And now the new frontier is in space,…

6 months ago

Next Generation Gravitational Wave Detectors Should be Able to see the Primordial Waves From the Big Bang

Underneath all the gravitational waves we see are faint primordial waves. If we can detect them, it could change our…

6 months ago

Merging Black Holes and Neutron Stars. All the Gravitational Wave Events Seen So Far in One Picture

The Theory of Relativity predicted the existence of black holes and neutron stars. Einstein gets the credit for the theory…

7 months ago

Gravitational-Wave Lensing is Possible, but it’s Going to be Incredibly Difficult to Detect

Because gravitational waves travel at the speed of light, they can be lensed just as light waves are. But observing…

9 months ago