gravitational wave observatories

5.24.19

Here’s How Scientists Plan to Watch Supermassive Black Hole Collisions

“When these objects merge, there is more energy produced than the rest of the universe put together.”

6.8.16

Tests Show We Could Build a Humongous Gravitational Wave Detector in Space

The LISA Pathfinder mission boasts results more than five times better than its requirements.

2.23.16

Europe Is Testing Its Gravitational Wave Detector Tech in Space

The LISA Pathfinder mission is testing technology for a different type of gravitational wave detector—1.5 million kilometres from Earth.