The Nobel Prize Was Just Awarded for the Discovery Of “Ripples” in Spacetime

Their discovery confirmed a prediction made by Einstein a century ago.

October 3, 2017

Scientists Detect New Gravitational Waves from a Black Hole Collision

"With the next observing run planned for Fall 2018, we can expect such detections weekly or even more often."

September 27, 2017

Watch: The Absurdity of Detecting Gravitational Waves

Let's delve into the crazy science that made the detection possible.

August 28, 2017

Black Holes Outside Our Galaxy Work Differently From Ours

Extra-galactic black holes may either spin slowly, or tumble quickly in an unusual orbit.

August 25, 2017

Cosmic Census: There Could Be 100 Million Black Holes in Our Galaxy Alone

Gravitational waves suggest that these black holes are merging more frequently than previously thought.

August 13, 2017

There Are Missing Black Holes in Our Universe, but There’s a New Way to Find Them

Some of the most massive objects in the cosmos are missing.

July 3, 2017

Europe’s Space Program Will Launch a Gravitational Wave Hunting Spacecraft in 2034

The satellites will search for gravitational waves from collisions of supermassive black holes millions of times larger than those detected by its predecessor.

June 22, 2017

LIGO Just Detected the Oldest Gravitational Waves Ever Discovered

Ripples in space and time are transforming our understanding of physics.

June 2, 2017

New Theory Suggests We Could “Hear” Otherwise Undetectable Dark Matter Particles

We haven’t had luck looking for them. Now, we’re going to try listening.

March 30, 2017

Surprise! LIGO Makes Gravitational Waves

We need to add “generate ripples in spacetime” to LIGO’s resume.

February 9, 2017
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