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Why gravitational waves are the future of astronomy

We only detected our very first gravitational wave in 2015. Over the next two decades, we'll have thousands more.

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In A First, Scientists Spot Light Amid Gravitational Waves Emitted By Colliding Stars

Scientists for the first time have detected both gravitational waves and light from the collision of two dead, incredibly dense neutron stars.

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Hunt Continues for Gravitational Waves from Black Hole Megamergers

The sound of merging supermassive black holes does not saturate the universe.

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6 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Gravitational Waves | WIRED

There are so many cool aspects of LIGO's detection of gravitational waves. Here are six ideas for you to consider.