Whitney Clavin
The American Physical Society (APS) has designated the two LIGO facilities historic physics sites.
Whitney Clavin
Newest LIGO observation provides clues about the spins, and possible origins, of binary black holes.
Kip Thorne talks about the years leading up to LIGO’s first detection of gravitational waves.
Whitney Clavin
The twin detectors of LIGO have resumed their search for gravitational waves.
The LIGO Scientific Collaboration and the Virgo collaboration identify a second gravitational wave event in the data from Advanced LIGO detectors.
The latest research in the effort to detect gravitational waves will be discussed in a press briefing on Wednesday, June 15.
Whitney Clavin
The $1 million Kavli Prize in Astrophysics has been awarded to the three founders of LIGO.
Whitney Clavin
This year's Shaw Prize in Astronomy, worth $1.2 million, has been awarded to the trio of researchers who founded LIGO.
Lori Dajose
Caltech's Drever and Thorne receive the Gruber Cosmology Prize for their role in discovering gravitational waves.
The Selection Committee of the Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics has announced a Special Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics recognizing the scientists and engineers who contributed to the detection of gravitational waves by LIGO.
Kimm Fesenmaier
A number of Caltech graduate students and postdocs played pivotal roles in getting the twin LIGO interferometers operating with the sensitivity to detect the first signals of gravitational waves.
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