The telltale gravitational signature of supermassive black holes merging has been detected by astronomers for the first time.
The Laser Interferometric Gravitational-Wave Observatory had been offline for the last three years for upgrades.
A team of physicists has put forward the idea of using the LIGO observatory to look for gravitational waves from alien spaceships.
Gravitational waves are helping scientists to unravel the mystery of what happened when the universe began.
Astrophysicists have detected the gravitational waves produced by a black hole colliding with a neutron star.
For the first time ever, gravitational waves and light have been picked up from the same cosmic event.
Nobel Prize winner Rainer Weiss and his colleagues have hinted at an upcoming 'exciting announcement'.
The winning trio were responsible for the first ever confirmed detection of gravitational waves.
Astronomers have picked up the gravitational waves produced by the merging of two distant black holes.
Scientists have announced that they have picked up gravitational waves from two colliding black holes.
The major discovery is likely to usher in a whole new era of astronomy over the next few decades.
Scientists are set to make a 'major' announcement about gravitational waves this coming Thursday.
Recent rumors suggest that gravitational waves may have been directly detected for the first time.
The new underground Einstein telescope could allow scientists to directly see a black hole.