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LIGO Detects Gravitational Waves for Third Time as Two Black Holes Merge

HIGHLIGHTS Research team announced the third detection of gravitational waves Gravitational waves can be heard by the sensitive LIGO detectors The waves were generated when two black holes merged On January¬†4, an exquisitely sensitive instrument on Earth detected a disturbance that rippled through space and time. Scientists traced the ripple 3 billion light-years away, back to two ancient black holes ... Read More »