Gravitational waves detected

Albert Einstein's gravitational waves proven by LIGO

“This is truly a scientific moonshot and we did it. We landed on the moon,” said David Reitze, LIGO’s executive director.

Gravitational waves detected: Einstein would be thrilled! David Reitze and his team did it!

On September 14, 2015, scientists from the LIGO Scientific Collaboration and the Virgo Collaboration observed the collision and fusion of the two black holes by directly measuring the gravitational waves emitted during the collision using the LIGO detectors. Read More