Gravitational Waves Could Show us the First Minute of the Universe

Astronomers routinely explore the universe using different wavelengths of the electromagnetic spectrum from the familiar visible light to radio waves…

1 month ago

For its Next Trick, Gaia Could Help Detect Background Gravitational Waves in the Universe

Ripples in a pond can be captivating on a nice sunny day as can ripples in the very fabric of…

3 months ago

After Three Years of Upgrades, LIGO is Fully Operational Again

Have you noticed a lack of gravitational wave announcements the past couple of years? Well, now it is time to…

9 months ago

LISA Will Be a Remarkable Gravitational-Wave Observatory. But There’s a Way to Make it 100 Times More Powerful

A team of researchers with the ESA propose an upgrade for the LISA mission (LISAMax), which could revolutionize gravitational wave…

10 months ago

Gravitational Waves From Colliding Neutron Stars Matched to a Fast Radio Burst

A recent study by an Australian-American team has provided compelling evidence that FRBs may be caused by merging neutron stars.

11 months ago

Gravitational Wave Observatories Could Search for Warp Drive Signatures

A new study shows how gravitational wave observatories could be used to search for technosignatures throughout the galaxy

1 year ago

Shortly Before They Collided, two Black Holes Tangled Spacetime up Into Knots

An international team led from Cardiff University has confirmed that black hole binaries experience precession.

1 year ago

Gamma ray Telescopes Might be Able to Detect the Gravitational Waves Caused by Merging Supermassive Black Holes

Gamma rays could be the new source for observing gravitational waves, according to a recent release from the Max Planck…

2 years ago

A Highly Eccentric Black Hole Merger Detected for the First Time

Recent research into a gravitational wave event has revealed new insights into black hole mergers, cosmic expansion, and the growth…

2 years ago

Gravitational Waves Reveal Surprising Secrets About Neutron Stars

The confirmation of gravitational waves back in 2017 continues to unlock whole new worlds of physics but also continues to…

2 years ago