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Upgrades to the detectors' lasers, mirrors, and other components will increase their sensitivity of about 40 percent over its last run.
Dark matter may scatter against each other only when they hit the right energy, say researchers in Japan, Germany, and Austria in a new study.
Halo of highly energized electrons around the black hole contracts dramatically during feeding frenzy.
Pulse pattern suggests distant black hole must be spinning at least at 50 percent the speed of light.
Measurements indicate a dense, gaseous, “sub-Neptune” world, three times the size of Earth.
The new discoveries show that TESS is delivering on its goal of discovering planets around nearby bright stars.
The observatories are also releasing their first catalog of gravitational-wave events.
UChicago study: New LIGO readings could improve disputed measurement within 5-10 years
Astrophysicists use a catalog of extended gamma-ray sources spotted by Fermi spacecraft to home in on mysterious properties of deep space.
Ooguri began serving as the Director on October 15, assuming leadership of one of Japan’s most renowned research institutions.