gravity waves

More Evidence for the Gravitational Wave Background of the Universe

The gravitational wave background was first detected in 2016. It was announced following the release of the first data set…

2 months ago

Astronomers Will Get Gravitational Wave Alerts Within 30 Seconds

Any event in the cosmos generates gravitational waves, the bigger the event, the more disturbance. Events where black holes and…

3 months ago

Astronomers Figure Out How to use Gravitational Lensing to Measure the Mass of White Dwarfs

An international team of scientists has found a way to use white dwarf stars as gravitational lenses, which will allow…

6 years ago

Are Aliens Communicating with Neutrino Beams?

In a new article, Dr. Morris Jones of METI International proposed expanding our search for evidence of intelligent life by…

7 years ago

How We Know Gravity is Not (Just) a Force

When  we think of gravity, we typically think of it as a force between masses.  When you step on a…

10 years ago

Weird Gravity Waves Pulse From a Tropical Cyclone

Last Monday, May 13, the Suomi NPP satellite captured a fascinating image of Tropical Cyclone Mahasen as it moved northeast…

11 years ago

Extreme Telescopes: Unique Observatories Around the World

In 1888, astronomer Simon Newcomb uttered now infamous words, stating that “We are probably nearing the limit of all we…

11 years ago

Pulsar Jackpot Scours Old Data for New Discoveries

Chalk another one up for Citizen Science.  Earlier this month, researchers announced the discovery of 24 new pulsars. To date,…

11 years ago