LIGO-Virgo Finds Mystery Object in "Mass Gap"
News Release • June 23, 2020
LIGO and Virgo report the observation of a merger involving a black hole of 23 solar masses and a compact object of 2.6 solar masses, detected during LIGO’s and Virgo’s 3rd observing run on August 14, 2019. The merger resulted in a final black hole of about 25 solar masses, located about 800 million light-years from Earth.
Latest Update on Start of Next Observing Run (O4)
News Release • January 21, 2023
Winner of the 2022 Award for Excellence in Detector Characterization and Calibration Announced
News Release • November 21, 2022
LIGO Exploration Center opens at Hanford, Washington
News Release • June 8, 2022
LIGO-Virgo-KAGRA Webinar to Discuss Observational Results
News Release • March 21, 2022
LIGO Laboratory's Statement on the War in Ukraine
News Release • March 14, 2022