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Gravitational waves

Beyond the Standard Model Explanations of GW190521

Earlier this month the LIGO and Virgo gravitational wave observatories announced the discovery of GW190521, an exceptional and extraordinary signal. Seven billion years ago — a little over half the age of the universe — at the other end of the…

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Atomic Experiments for Dark Matter and Gravity Exploration

A workshop on “Atomic Experiments for Dark Matter and Gravity Exploration” was held at CERN on 22nd and 23rd of July, More than 130 participants met at CERN to review the landscape of cold atom experiments for exploring dark sector physics,…

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Interview with Kip Thorne

Kip Thorne is one of the leading physicists working on Einstein's theory of relativity today. He has pioneered the scientific investigation of black holes in the universe. He was one of the founders of the LIGO project to detect gravitational waves…

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