Scientists confirm Einstein's Theory of Relativity after detecting gravitational waves for the second time - International Business Times AU

An artist's rendering of an outburst on an ultra-magnetic neutron star, also called a magnetar is shown in this handout provided by NASA February 10, 2016. Reuters/NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center. A team of more than 1,000 scientists from more than ...

Chirp! Here's What the New Gravitational-Wave Signal Sounds Like (Video) - Space.com

On Wednesday (June 15), researchers with the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) announced that they had directly detected gravitational waves — ripples in the fabric of space-time predicted by Albert Einstein a century ago ...

Did gravitational wave detector find dark matter? - Science Daily

Date: June 15, 2016; Source: Johns Hopkins University; Summary: When an astronomical observatory detected two black holes colliding in deep space, scientists celebrated confirmation of Einstein's prediction of gravitational waves. A team of ...

New gravitational waves observed from second pair of black holes - RIT University News Services

Gravitational waves from a second pair of colliding black holes has validated the landmark discovery from earlier this year that confirmed Einstein's general theory of relativity. Rochester Institute of Technology scientists contributed to the initial ...

Black holes and measuring gravitational waves - Phys.Org

An artist's concept of a supermassive black hole at the center of a galaxy. Credit: NASA - JPL/Caltech. The supermassive black holes found at the centre of every galaxy, including our own Milky Way, may, on average, be smaller than we thought ...

Second Observation of Gravitational Waves Revealed --"New Window on Some of the Darkest Events in Our Universe" - The Daily Galaxy (blog)

LIGO's results have opened a new window onto the universe. The advent of radio astronomy, for example, revealed the universe's most luminous objects in the form of quasars and pulsars. For Neil Turok of the Perimeter Institute the most exciting thing ...

Massive Collisions & Catastrophes from distant Universes: LIGO records for the 2nd Time - University Herald

According to Einstein's Theory of General Relativity, when a compact mass is strong enough to muster negative energies, it can eventually bend the fabric of space-time to give birth to black holes. (Photo : insspirito/Pixabay). The twin "Laser ...

Gravitational waves caught again - EurekAlert (press release)

'The second detection of the gravitational waves from merging black holes is very important. The foundation for the gravitational-wave astronomy is becoming stronger and more reliable,' says Valery Mitrofanov, Professor of the Physics Department of the ...

LIGO is listening to two black holes collide from 1.4 billion years ago - International Business Times, India Edition

LIGO has confirmed that its system that detects gravity waves works and might change how we understand the universe. no photo. June 16, 2016 18:40 IST. Gravitational waves detectedReuters. What happens when two black holes collide? Scientists at ...