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From Nautilus: "The Hidden Science of the Missing Gravitational Waves"


July 21, 2016
By Sarah Scoles

Illustration by Francesco Izzo

A relatively unknown experiment is already drawing conclusions from the sound of silence.

Space should be churned up like a speedboat-filled lake, crisscrossed by gravitational waves rushing at the speed of light in every direction. 2,947 more words

Basic Research

From SLAC: "Stanford, SLAC X-ray Studies Could Help Make LIGO Gravitational Wave Detector 10 Times More Sensitive"


July 19, 2016

Scientists from Stanford University and the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory are using powerful X-rays to study high-performance mirror coatings that could help make the LIGO gravitational wave observatory 10 times more sensitive to cosmic events that ripple space-time. 712 more words

Basic Research

Gravitational waves, a "new window to the universe"

The historic detection of elusive gravitational waves by scientists at the LIGO observatory in the United States has been described as an “ultimate testimony to human genius and ingenuity” 1,857 more words

Features And Interviews

WIMPs or MACHOs or Primordial Black Holes

A decade or more ago, the debate about dark matter was, is it due to WIMPs (weakly interacting massive particles) or MACHOs (massive compact halo objects)? 1,327 more words

Dark Matter

From particlebites: "The dawn of multi-messenger astronomy: using KamLAND to study gravitational wave events GW150914 and GW151226"


July 13, 2016
Eve Vavagiakis

Article: Search for electron antineutrinos associated with gravitational wave events GW150914 and GW151226 using KamLAND
Authors: KamLAND Collaboration
Reference: 1,226 more words

Basic Research

Focus issue on gravitational waves, now open for submissions

Peter Shawhan and Deirdre Shoemaker invite you to publish your next paper on gravitational waves in CQG’s new open focus issue on the topic.

Sometimes things come together in unexpected, happy ways. 313 more words

Gravitational Waves