On October 16, 2017, many observatories simultaneously announced the first detection of gravitational waves.
One is that the U.S.-based Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory and the Europe-based Virgo detector have now both detected gravitational waves from the collision of two neutron stars; previously, they’d seen gravitational waves only from black hole collisions.
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