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Scientists detect gravitational waves, pair of colliding black holes for 2nd time in history

Scientists detect gravitational waves, pair of colliding black holes for 2nd time in history

Using the twin, US-based Advanced Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO) detectors, the second detection occurred on December 26 last year and is named as the "Boxing Day event" (after the holiday celebrated in Britain).

Gravitational waves detect second black hole collision

A team of international scientists have identified the merger of two black holes yet again.

ESA's gravitational spacecraft LISA Pathfinder passes big test!

ESA's gravitational spacecraft LISA Pathfinder passes big test!

The LISA Pathfinder mission was designed to demonstrate technology needed to build a space-based gravitational wave observatory.

Gravitational waves 'sixth sense' to understand universe: US-based Indian researchers

Gravitational waves 'sixth sense' to understand universe: US-based Indian researchers

The gravitational waves were detected on September 14, 2015, by both of the twin LIGO detectors, located in Livingston, Louisiana, and Hanford, Washington.

NASA's Fermi Telescope all set to point out gravitational waves sources!

NASA's Fermi Telescope all set to point out gravitational waves sources!

This discovery gave way to numerous scientific possibilities that could further pave the way for scientists to step into new horizons to understand the working of the universe.

Gravitational waves: PM Modi meets LIGO scientists, including 3 Indians

Gravitational waves: PM Modi meets LIGO scientists, including 3 Indians

Modi’s meeting with the LIGO scientists in Washington DC, comes just two days after he met scientists from the Institute of Plasma Research in New Delhi, who are also working on the LIGO project.

Here's how you can help find next gravitational waves!

Here's how you can help find next gravitational waves!

The first sign of waves were detected on Sep 14, 2015. Researchers are eager to see them again and that is why they have decided to recruit citizen scientists for help.

India to establish lab to study gravitational waves: Modi

India to establish lab to study gravitational waves: Modi

The laboratory will be third of its kind in the world after Hanford in Washington and Livingston in Louisiana, both in the US.

India to establish lab to study gravitational waves, says PM Modi

India to establish lab to study gravitational waves, says PM Modi

India has decided to establish a Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO), where gravitational waves can be studied, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced on Sunday.

LIGO's twin black holes may have been born inside single star

LIGO's twin black holes may have been born inside single star

On September 14 last year, the Laser LIGO in the US detected gravitational waves from the merger of two black holes 29 and 36 times the mass of the Sun. 

5D black hole may 'break' Einstein's general relativity

5D black hole may 'break' Einstein's general relativity

A singularity is a point where gravity is so intense that space, time, and the laws of physics, break down.

Gravitational waves: World's third LIGO facility to be built in India!

Gravitational waves: World's third LIGO facility to be built in India!

The proposal, known as LIGO-India project (Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory in India), is piloted by Department of Atomic Energy and Department of Science and Technology (DST).  

Go, LIGO-India go where no one has gone before!

Go, LIGO-India go where no one has gone before!

There is a scientific plan pending since 2011 for setting up a third detector and the first outside the US, in India.

DNA: Gravitational waves detected, proving Einstein right!

An international collaboration of scientists, the LIGO Scientific Collaboration, has announced the first detection of gravitational waves, ripples in the fabric of space and time that carry information about the cosmos.

Did this Indian scientist predict gravitational waves thirty years ago?

Did this Indian scientist predict gravitational waves thirty years ago?

Dhurandhar, who was one of the 1,000 key scientists involved in detecting the gravitational waves, suggested the existence of these weak waves as early as 1980s.

Gravitational waves discovery elates Indian scientists

Gravitational waves discovery elates Indian scientists

According to the city-based International Centre for Theoretical Sciences (ICTS), gravitational waves carry information about their origins and the nature of gravity.

Italian scientist first to spot gravitational waves, claims report

Italian scientist first to spot gravitational waves, claims report

Scientists working with the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) on Thursday announced the detection of gravitational waves.

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Gravitational waves discovery can let scientists travel back in time?

Gravitational waves discovery can let scientists travel back in time?

Now, scientists are hopeful to carry out more successful attempts by launching projects into space to capture the gravitational waves.