The Gravitational-Wave ‘Revolution’ Is Underway,’ Scientific American, Ben Farr, assistant professor, physics
Cast your mind back four years, and gravitational waves were the talk of the town. On September 14, 2015, the first detection of these ripples in space-time was made by the LIGO-Virgo collaboration, revealed months later to deserved global fanfare. Now with the fourth anniversary of that discovery approaching, the field has matured dramatically with dozens of subsequent detections made—and the prospect of even more thrilling discoveries on the horizon.
“It’s hard to overstate how explosive the growth of gravitational-wave astronomy has been,” says Ben Farr of the University of Oregon.
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