April 25, 2019

Moved by Gravitational Waves

Where history was made… LIGO Hanford.

Photo by the author.

By now, you’ve heard the news: Gravitational Waves have been detected by the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO) for the very first time. We’re now in a post-gravitational wave detection phase of astronomy; as a species, we can now examine the universe in a mode completely separate from the electromagnetic spectrum. [Read more...]