LIGO-Virgo Detect Gravitational Waves from Neutron Star Collision

On August 17 of this year the two LIGO and the Virgo gravitational-wave observatories detected for the first time gravitational waves from the merger of two neutron stars. The merger occurred about 120 million light years from Earth, closer than scientistsí previous expectations. 60 observatories join to solve cosmic puzzles. READ MORE.







LIGO experiment awarded Nobel Prize in Physics

The University of Florida has been a major participant in LIGO since 1996 and provided several critical contributions to the LIGO experiment. READ MORE


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