06/15/2017 10:53:37
Whitney Clavin
Caltech scientists Barry Barish and Kip S. Thorne have been awarded the 2017 Princess of Asturias Award for Technical and Scientific Research.
photo of Barry Barish and Kip Thorne
06/01/2017 08:01:30
Whitney Clavin
Newest LIGO observation provides clues about the spins, and possible origins, of binary black holes.
Artist concept of merging black holes
02/14/2017 11:56:06
Kip Thorne talks about the years leading up to LIGO’s first detection of gravitational waves.
11/30/2016 09:00:25
Whitney Clavin
The twin detectors of LIGO have resumed their search for gravitational waves.
aerial photo of the LIGO facility in Hanford, Washington
06/15/2016 10:15:06
The LIGO Scientific Collaboration and the Virgo collaboration identify a second gravitational wave event in the data from Advanced LIGO detectors.
06/14/2016 16:30:38
The latest research in the effort to detect gravitational waves will be discussed in a press briefing on Wednesday, June 15.
06/02/2016 06:23:39
Whitney Clavin
The $1 million Kavli Prize in Astrophysics has been awarded to the three founders of LIGO.
06/01/2016 10:52:58
Whitney Clavin
This year's Shaw Prize in Astronomy, worth $1.2 million, has been awarded to the trio of researchers who founded LIGO.
Aerial photograph of LIGO Livingston facility
05/12/2016 13:56:57
Lori Dajose
Caltech's Drever and Thorne receive the Gruber Cosmology Prize for their role in discovering gravitational waves.
05/03/2016 13:41:40
The Selection Committee of the Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics has announced a Special Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics recognizing the scientists and engineers who contributed to the detection of gravitational waves by LIGO.
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