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LIGO detects second black-hole merger -

Hot on the heels of their revolutionary, first ever direct observation of gravitational waves announced in February this year, the LIGO and Virgo collaborations have identified a second gravitational-wave event in the data from the Advanced Laser ...and more »

LIGO detects whispers of another black-hole merger -

After historic first discovery last September, twin observatories detected gravitational waves again on Boxing Day. Davide Castelvecchi. 15 June 2016. Article tools. PDF · Rights & Permissions. RUSSELL KIGHTLEY/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY. An artist's ...and more »

Gravitational waves found again: here's how they could whisper the universe's secrets - The Conversation UK

Graham Woan works for the University of Glasgow. He receives funding from STFC and is affiliated with the LIGO Scientific Collaboration. Partners. University of Glasgow provides funding as a member of The Conversation UK. View all partners. Republish ...and more »

LIGO discovers new gravitational wave – and new era of astronomy - New Scientist

THEY'VE done it again. On 26 December, 2015, for the second time, the Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Observatory (LIGO) caught the ripples in space-time shaken off by the death spiral of a pair of black holes. In other words, we are officially ...and more »

Gravitational waves detected from second pair of coalescing black holes - Astronomy Now Online

On 14 September 2015, Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO) detected gravitational On 26 December 2015, researchers from the LIGO and Virgo collaborations reported a second observation of the merger of two black holes, as revealed ...and more »

Scientists Hear a Second Chirp From Colliding Black Holes - New York Times

When astronomers announced in February that they had detected the ripples in space-time known as gravitational waves from a pair of black holes colliding, the discovery was hailed as the advent of a new window on nature. It is a way of hearing the ...and more »

Focus: LIGO Bags Another Black Hole Merger - Physics

LIGO has detected a second burst of gravitational waves from merging black holes, suggesting that such detections will soon become routine and part of a new kind of astronomy. Figure caption expand figure. T. Pyle/LIGO. Catching a wave. Two black holes ...and more »

More gravitational waves detected - BBC News

Scientists have collected a second burst of gravitational waves sweeping through the Earth. The warping of space-time was sensed on Christmas Day in the US at the Advanced LIGO laboratories - the same facilities that made the historic first detection ...and more »

Second gravitational wave detected from ancient black hole collision - The Guardian

This image depicts two black holes just moments before they collided and merged with each other, releasing energy in the form of gravitational waves. Illustration: Numerical Simulations: S. Ossokine/A. Buonanno/Max Planck Institute/SXS project ...and more »

Detectors pick up more gravitational waves - Futurity: Research News

Scientists have observed gravitational waves—ripples in the fabric of spacetime—for the second time. The gravitational waves were detected by both of the twin Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) detectors, located in Louisiana ...and more »