Connect with us


LIGO–Virgo announces ‘bumper crop’ of gravitational-wave detections –

Physicists have analysed 39 events from detectors’ third run



post featured image

Biggest yet: illustration of the gravitational waves given off by the pair of black holes just before they merged. (Courtesy: MIT)
Physicists working on LIGOVirgo have confirmed the detection of 39 gravitational-wave signals by the observatories in AprilOctober 2019. This brings the total catalogue of confirmed observations of gravitational waves to 50.
While these 39 signals have been public knowledge for some time indeed we have covered several of them in Physics World this announcement from LIGO-Virgo…

Click here to view the original article.

Continue Reading

You might also like ...

post featured image
In an Unexpected Twist It Turns Out Alligators Can Regrow Their Tails Too – ScienceAlert
post featured image
Japan to launch joint military, scientific optical data relay satellite –
post featured image
Full November ‘beaver moon’ and lunar eclipse to put on a sky show this week –