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Biggest collision of black holes detected

The researchers detected the collisions after re-analyzing the gravitational wave data obtained by the LIGO.

Dec 05, 2018, 12:10 PM IST

Scientists detect four new gravitational waves

US-based LIGO and Europe-based VIRGO gravitational-wave detectors have recorded gravitational waves from a total of 10 black hole mergers and one merger of neutron stars.

Dec 04, 2018, 15:47 PM IST

India to have its own gravitational wave detector in 2025

The mirrors and detectors required to build the system will be sent from the LIGO collaborators in the US.

Dec 21, 2017, 17:35 PM IST

LIGO scientists strike gold, make first direct observation of gravitational waves from merger of neutron stars

The event caused by the neutron stars has been dubbed "GW170817" because it sent ripples through space-time that reached Earth on August 17.

Oct 17, 2017, 09:35 AM IST

Indian scientists who contributed to Nobel Prize-winning discovery say it's 'a dream come true'

A consortium of scientists, including many from India, was a part of the gravitational waves that were first predicted by Einstein on the basis of his theory of general relativity in 1916.

Oct 04, 2017, 08:29 AM IST

Kip Thorne, co-writer of Nolan's Interstellar, awarded Nobel Prize for Physics

Oscar Awards snubbed science epic Interstellar and its co-writer Thorne. Nobel committee knows better than that.

Oct 03, 2017, 18:31 PM IST

Fourth gravitational wave signal detected – Five things you need to know

The latest observation was made on August 14, 2017. It's the first gravitational wave signal recorded by the Virgo detector.

Sep 28, 2017, 09:56 AM IST

How many black holes does Milky Way have? Probably a 100 million, say scientists!

The new research was an attempt to interpret the gravitational wave detections through the lens of what is known about galaxy formation and to form a framework for understanding future occurrences.

Aug 09, 2017, 19:26 PM IST

LIGO detects gravitational waves for third time

The Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO) in the US made the detection on January 4 this year, demonstrating that a new window in astronomy has been firmly opened.

Jun 01, 2017, 23:45 PM IST

Gravitational wave detection: LIGO-India marks first anniversary since its approval

LIGO-India project, which will be world's third advanced LIGO and the first LIGO lab outside the US is likely to be commissioned in 2024.

Feb 17, 2017, 17:07 PM IST

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.

Apr 22, 2016, 15:46 PM IST

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.

Apr 19, 2016, 12:16 PM IST

India to become central point to LIGO project

 India is set to become a central point in Albert Einstein`s recently proved gravitational waves theory following an agreement signed between India`s department of atomic energy and the US`s National Science Foundation on Thursday.

Apr 01, 2016, 05:16 AM IST

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.

Apr 01, 2016, 00:15 AM IST

Top 10 most reputed companies in the world

Rolex has been named the most reputed company of the year 2016 as per an annual survey conducted by Reputational Institute and released by Forbes

Mar 26, 2016, 18:15 PM IST

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.

Mar 12, 2016, 19:20 PM IST

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.

Feb 28, 2016, 17:05 PM IST

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.

Feb 28, 2016, 12:14 PM IST

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. 

Feb 24, 2016, 22:26 PM IST