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 ...

Live coverage: Soyuz launch scrubbed due to lightning risk – Spaceflight Now
post featured image
Links: November 29, 2020 | Hackaday – Hackaday
NASA begins assembling ‘Artemis’ rocket for 2021 launch – One America News Network