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September 23, 2020

DOE and NCSA Supercomputing Speed Studies into Black Hole Origins

Five years ago this month, the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory, or LIGO, made its first detection of gravitational waves, marking a historic event in the astrophysics community. Since then, LIGO has reported more than 50 gravitational wave observations. Often generated by collisions of compact astrophysical objects—such as black holes or…