17 Mar, 2017
Blog 10: New candidates for gravitational wave detections
The world’s most advanced astrophysics observatory is continuing its search for colossal collisions and other strange occurrences throughout the universe -- events that it alone can detect -- and has found at least three new candidate events.
This is the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory, whose two components detected the collision of a pair of black holes on Sept. 14, 2015, a few days after the upgraded instrument was switched on. The epochal announcement came on Feb. 11,