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09.27.17
Scientists record a fourth set of gravitational waves
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Scientists record a fourth set of gravitational waves

This time with three detectors, giving scientists more information about where they came from.

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08.07.17
New computer models could direct scientists to epic cosmic events
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New computer models could direct scientists to epic cosmic events

This is what happens when a neutron star collides with a black hole.

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06.01.17
LIGO astronomers detect third black hole collision
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LIGO astronomers detect third black hole collision

This gravitational wave observation gives us new insight into how black holes form.

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12.01.16
Caltech fires up LIGO to hunt for more gravitational waves
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Caltech fires up LIGO to hunt for more gravitational waves

The system will now peer further into space for longer periods in search of more black hole mergers.

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06.23.16
Computer simulations point to the source of gravitational waves
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Computer simulations point to the source of gravitational waves

The ripples detected last September came from a collision of two black holes that happened over a billion years ago.

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06.15.16
The first gravitational wave discovery wasn't a fluke
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The first gravitational wave discovery wasn't a fluke

LIGO data shows that at least one other black hole collision triggered gravity ripples.

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