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These black holes collided so hard they made space-time jiggle
It’s the largest merger ever detected.
A lopsided pair of dead stars could reveal some of the universe’s secrets
The stellar odd couple is a rare find.
We may have evidence of a neutron star smashing into a black hole
An unprecedented cosmic observation.
Gravitational waves could solve a cosmological crisis within five years—or shake physics to its core
We’re closing in on one of the most important numbers in the universe.
Something called ‘squeezed light’ is about to give us a closer look at cosmic goldmines
Gravitational wave detection is going through an even tighter squeeze.
Gravitational waves just showed us something even cooler than black holes
Observatories all over the world caught a new kind of collision.
Three men just won a Nobel Prize for the work of more than a thousand people
1 experiment. 1,011 people.
The detection of ripples in the fabric of spacetime just won a Nobel Prize
Making waves in the physics community.
Three gravitational wave detectors are much better than two
Virgo will help LIGO locate colossal cosmic collisions.
Transparent frogs, solar arrays that look like fruit roll-ups, and other amazing images of the week