A team of astronomers from the University of Cambridge recently showed how the Gaia mission could also help in the search for gravitational waves.
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The Advanced LIGO and Advanced Virgo detectors recently made the first simultaneous detection of gravitational waves, ushering in a new era of research.
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A new study by an international team of astrophysicists has demonstrated that gravitational waves could be detected coming from exploding stars
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A new study by a team of researchers from Monash University argues that gravitational waves may permanently alter the fabric of spacetime.
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When it comes to the many mysteries of the Universe, a special category is reserved for black holes. Since they are invisible to the naked eye, they remain visibly undetected, and scientists are forced to rely on “seeing” the effects their intense gravity has on nearby stars and gas clouds in order to study them. […]