Virgo Gravitational Wave Detector

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…

1 year 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.

1 year ago

What Does it Take to Make Black Holes Collide?

In a recent study published in Astronomy and Astrophysical Letters, a team of researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology…

2 years 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.

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

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…

3 years ago

Astronomers Detected a Black Hole Merger With Very Different Mass Objects

In another first, the latest gravitational wave event to be detected came from the merger of two black holes of…

4 years 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…

5 years 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…

5 years ago

Searching For Gravitational Waves

[/caption]Colliding neutron stars and black holes, supernova events, rotating neutron stars and other cataclysmic cosmic events… Einstein predicted they would…

13 years ago