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Gravitational-Wave Observatory Obtains Mass of Discoveries

With its latest run complete, LIGO heralds a new phase in the exploration of extreme physics.

By Yvette CendesJun 15, 2022 5:00 AM
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In 2017, LIGO, in collaboration with the European Virgo interferometer, (above), observed a neutron star merger. (Credit: The Virgo Collaboration/CCO 1.0)

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