Earth Hit By A Gravitational Wave, And Astronomers Have No Idea Why

A mysterious cosmic event might have ever-so-slightly stretched and squeezed our planet last week. On Jan. 14, astronomers detected a … More

LIGO Fine-Tuned To Detect More Subtle Gravitational Waves: Ripples In The Fabric Of Space-Time

At 4:18 a.m. Eastern time on 25 April, according to preliminary observations, a gravitational wave that had been traveling through … More

Ripples In Space-Time Could Reveal The Shape Of Wormholes

Wormholes — yawning gateways that could theoretically connect distant points in space-time — are usually illustrated as gaping gravity wells … More

Burst Of Light Detected By NASA May Be Most Monumental Space Discoveries Ever Made

Gravitational waves are ripples in the fabric of space-time that are caused by violent processes like the merging of black … More