Recent LIGO-Virgo discoveries

  title={Recent LIGO-Virgo discoveries},
  author={M. Isi},
  journal={Modern Physics Letters A},
  • M. Isi
  • Published 2021
  • Physics
  • Modern Physics Letters A
The LIGO and Virgo gravitational-wave detectors carried out the first half of their third observing run from April through October 2019. During this period, they detected 39 new signals from the coalescence of black holes or neutron stars, more than quadrupling the total number of detected events. These detections included some unprecedented sources, like a pair of black holes with unequal masses (GW190412), a massive pair of neutron stars (GW190425), a black hole potentially in the supernova… Expand

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