News: gravitational waves

First ever detection of monster black hole collision

Black Hole by Mark Myers, ARC Centre of Excellence for Gravitational Wave Discovery (OzGrav)

University of Adelaide researchers are part of a team of scientists who have observed the biggest black hole merger so far detected.

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Esteemed gravitational wave scientist appointed head of School of Physical Sciences

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An internationally esteemed scientist who helped detect gravitational waves produced by the merger of two black holes has been appointed the University of Adelaide’s Head of School for Physical Sciences.

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Precision Mirrors Poised to Improve Sensitivity of Gravitational Wave Detectors

Researchers have developed a new type of deformable mirror that could increase the sensitivity of ground-based gravitational wave detectors.

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New study reveals a huge neutron star collision 3.4 times heavier than the Sun

Graphic image of neutron star collision

University of Adelaide physics researchers have been involved in new collaborative study which has revealed a possible collision of two neutron stars.

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