[time-nuts] LIGO detects gravitational waves
Tom Van Baak
tvb at LeapSecond.com
Thu Feb 11 12:26:36 EST 2016
It was a 20 ms space-time event; detected on September 14, 2015.
(1) For those of you who haven't been following any of this, start here:
(2) Official press release:
"LIGO Detected Gravitational Waves from Black Holes"
(3) Articles with technical content:
"Gravitational Waves Detected 100 Years After Einstein's Prediction"
"Einstein's gravitational waves found at last"
"IT'S OFFICIAL: Gravitational waves have been detected, Einstein was right"
"Gravity waves from black holes verify Einstein's prediction"
"Gravitational waves detected 100 years after Einstein's prediction"
(4) The paper itself:
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>From the live stream (https://youtu.be/c7293kAiPZw)
Announced a couple of minutes ago
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