Straight to the source: the LIGO-Virgo global network of interferometers opens a new era for gravitational wave science

  A fourth gravitational-wave signal coming from the merger of two stellar mass black holes located about 1.8 billion light-years away was detected on the 14th of August 2017, at 10:30:43 UTC. GW170814 is the first event observed by the global 3-detector network, including not only the two twin Advanced LIGO detectors but the Advanced Virgo detector as well. Following […]

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New UnivEarthS projects in 2017

Following the scientific committee of 28 and 29 November 2016, proposals for new projects were examined by the Executive Board. The scientific committee represents an important moment in the life of Labex, where the probabilities of producing new significant results, both in terms of science and impact, are estimated for the overall program. For the year 2017, UnivEarthS has selected […]

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