gravitational waves; LIGO

Astronomers Just Detected Either the Least Massive Black Hole, or a Strange and Massive Neutron Star

Somewhere around 2.5 solar masses is the line between black holes and neutron stars. Now we've found an object right…

1 month ago

LIGO Will Squeeze Light To Overcome The Quantum Noise Of Empty Space

LIGO is so sensitive it can hear the quantum fluctuations of a vacuum. But by squeezing light it can make…

8 months ago

Gravitational Waves Might be the Key to Finding Dark Matter

Exotic dark matter theories. Gravitational waves. Observatories in space. Giant black holes. Colliding galaxies. Lasers. If you're a fan of…

2 years ago

LISA is On! Gravitational Wave Detection is Going to Space

The ESA recently decided to move forward with its LISA mission, a trio of satellites that will be the first…

3 years ago

Astronomy Without A Telescope – Gravitational Waves

[/caption] Gravitational waves have some similar properties to light. They move at the same speed in a vacuum - and…

9 years ago