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Gravitational Waves

Just How Feasible is a Warp Drive?

At a presentation at this year's AIAA Propulsion and Energy Forum, engineer Joseph Agnew spoke of the progress being made…

2 months ago

Gravitational Wave Detectors Might be Able to Detect Dark Matter Particles Colliding With Their Mirrors

According to a new study by a team of Japanese researchers, gravitational wave detectors could be used to confirm the…

3 months ago

It Looks Like LIGO/Virgo Have Detected a Black Hole Eating a Neutron Star. For the First Time Ever

A new signal detected by LIGO/Virgo may be the so-called 'holy grail' of astrophysics: the merger of a neutron star…

7 months ago

As Expected, the Newly Upgraded LIGO is Finding a Black Hole Merger Every Week

The LIGO detector is back online after months of upgrades, and has made two new detections already!

8 months ago

Barfing Neutron Stars Reveal Their Inner Guts

We don't really understand neutron stars. Oh, we know that they are - they're the leftover remnants of some of…

8 months ago

LIGO Just Got a Big Upgrade, Will Begin Searching for Gravitational Waves Again on April 1st

After undergoing upgrades, the LIGO observatory will be going back online this April, with "almost daily" detections of gravitational wave…

9 months ago

New Gravitational Waves Detected From Four More Black Hole Mergers. Total Detections up to 11 Now

The LIGO and Virgo collaborations recently announced the detection of four more gravitational wave events, bringing the total to eleven.

1 year ago

It Could be Possible to Transfer Data Through Gravitational Waves

A new study by a team of Russian scientists demonstrates how gravitational waves could be encoded to send information, in…

1 year 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…

1 year ago