Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Gravitational waves

Continuous gravitational waves in the lab

Explaining the hunt for continuous gravitational waves.

Using Moon’s orbit as a Gravitational Wave Detector

Gravitational waves offer details on some of the most violent events in the Universe. Existing gravitational wave detectors scan different frequency ranges. Although, some...

Mountains on neutron stars are only a fraction of a millimeter tall

These results show how neutron stars truly are remarkably spherical objects.

Detecting gravitational waves using AI

This work highlights the significant value of data infrastructure to the scientific community.

Determining the birth population of double neutron stars

Deciphering the lives of double neutron stars in radio and gravitational wave astronomy.

What can gravitational waves reveal about dark matter?

Scientists of the PRISMA+ Cluster of Excellence analyze data from the gravitational wave observatory NANOGrav.

The heaviest black hole collision might be a boson star merger, study

The result would provide the first observational evidence for a long sought dark matter candidate.

First black hole ever detected is more massive than we thought

The study questions astronomers what they know about the Universe’s most mysterious objects.

Gravitational waves detected from gigantic, colliding black holes

Astronomers find possible hints of gravitational waves.

Sifting out the universe’s first gravitational waves

Identifying primordial ripples would be key to understanding the conditions of the early universe.

A signal from what may be the most massive black hole merger yet

A “bang” in LIGO and Virgo detectors signals most massive gravitational-wave source yet.

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