News LIGO/Virgo Webinar on e latest results from e first-half of e ird observing run. 2 On ursday 5 ember , at :00 Eastern US time, e LIGO and Virgo collaborations will host an online webinar presenting results from our new paper: GWTC-2: Compact Binary Coalescences Observed by LIGO and Virgo During e First Half of e ird Observing Run.. is is e LIGO-Virgo YouTube Channel! Here we will collect and curate videos related to our detectors, our scientists, and gravitational waves! If you have. LIGO-Virgo Collaboration Meeting Maastricht University, Ne erlands 30-31 Dawn IV: Global Strategies for Gravitational Wave Astronomy Amsterdam 12-17 Gravitational Wave Advanced Detector Workshop Girdwood, Alaska, USA 19-20 Apr Einstein Telescope Symposium EGO, Cascina, Italy 19-22 LIGO-Virgo Collaboration Meeting Sonoma State. It was a union many hoped would lead to great advances, and it seems e LIGO and Virgo gravitational-wave observatories are keeping up eir end of e promise. In an announcement from e G7 Ministerial meeting on science in Turin on Wednesday, e collaboration announced it had not only detected e merger of two black holes: it had also. 2) LSC-Virgo ust Meeting @CERN, Deep leaning applied to lock acquisition, LIGO-G1701589 3) LSC-Virgo ust Meeting @CERN, Ear quake early ning & response, LIGO . 28, · Official joint communication of e end of O2 run by Virgo and LIGO collaborations. Einstein Telescope Design Update Workshop. Blog / Data Science / Travels. LIGO Virgo Collaboration meeting at CERN Leave a comment. Machine Learning Algori ms f2f I had great time chairing Machine Learning face to face meeting at LIGO-Virgo. 2 On April 25, e National Science Foundation's Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) and e European-based Virgo detector registered gravitational waves from what appears likely to be a crash between two neutron stars— e dense remnants of massive stars at previously exploded. A very exciting LIGO-Virgo Observing run is drawing to a close ust 25: 1, : Upgraded Virgo joins LIGO during e 2nd observing run: 20, : LIGO and Virgo Collaborations preparing a brief guide to LIGO detector noise and extraction of gravitational-wave signals: 7, : y update on LIGO's second observing run: . is is e first signal detected by e Advanced Virgo instrument, which joined observing runs by e two LIGO detectors on 1 ust, and confirms at it is fully operational. It opens e way to considerably more accurate localization of e sources of gravitational waves. e discovery is published by e international collaboration at runs e ree detectors, including teams from e. Please Log In to see all Web and Topics available to LIGO/VIRGO Community Members. On mobile devices, e new site provides a design optimized for smaller displays at exclude e list of available wikis normally seen on e left. GPS Time LLO Local LHO Local Virgo Local UTC. S200316bj: EM_READY PE_READY ADVOK EM_Selected SKYMAP_READY EMBRIGHT_READY PASTRO_READY DQOK GCN_PRELIM_SENT: 7.098e-11: -03-16 21:58:12 UTC: Additional Superevent Information. t start: 126843 93.149: t 0: 126843 94.157: t end: 126843 95.187. LIGO/Virgo scientists worldwide meet twice a year to discuss e latest developments. From Tuesday 4 rough Friday 7 of is year is meeting will take place at Maastricht University. Including an interesting programme for non-scientists. 18, · Like I mentioned in a previous post, being at e LIGO-Virgo Meeting always overlaps wi my sister's bir day. at being said: Happy Bir day, Brie! at being said: Happy Bir day, Brie! is is Brie and me at her high school graduation last (I am much older an her [don't you dare ask how much] and no, nei er one of us is adopted). LIGO-Virgo data analysis Archisman Ghosh Nikhef, Amsterdam 7 Belgian-Dutch Gravitational Waves Meeting Van Swinderen Institute for Particle Physics and Gravity, University of Groningen 29. Plan of talk 2 of 16 Orientation and basics of GW data analysis Searches! parameter estimation! . 17, · Today is e last day of e meeting proper. is afternoon and tomorrow is a special EPO (Education and Public Outreach) meeting where all of us who are interested in doing outreach get toge er and organize our efforts. ere were also 2 days of informal meetings before e LIGO-Virgo Meeting started on Monday. LIGO/Virgo O3 Public Alerts Detection candidates: 56. Event ID Possible Source (Probability) UTC GCN Location FAR Comments GPS. S200316bj: MassGap (99) 126843 94.16 ch 16, 21:57:56 UTC GCN Circulars Notices. VOE: 0.00000000007097927901 1 per 446.44 years 126843 94.16: . Version 16 -, LIGO Scientific Collaboration, Virgo Collaboration. Powered by Sphinx 3.0.4 & Alabaster 0.7.12. On Saturday, ember 1, scientists attending e Gravitational Wave Physics and Astronomy Workshop in College Park, yland, presented new results from e National Science Foundation's LIGO (Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory) and e European- based VIRGO gravitational-wave detector regarding eir searches for coalescing cosmic objects, such as pairs of black holes. 28, · LIGO-Virgo Finds Mystery Object in Mass Gap News Release • e 23, LIGO and Virgo report e observation of a merger involving a black hole of 23 solar masses and a compact object of 2.6 solar masses, detected during LIGO’s and Virgo’s 3rd observing run on ust 14, . Night Life at e LIGO-Virgo Collaboration Meeting I've talked before in is blog about what it is like being at various scientific conferences including e LIGO-Virgo Collaboration (LVC) Meetings. (wi a nice glow from e black lights): A real scientist in a real lab coat at e Laboratory. Ano er unprecedented discovery has just been unveiled by LIGO-Virgo scientists. Data from e ird observation period (O3) of e Advanced LIGO and Advanced Virgo detectors reveal at, at 21: (UTC) on e 14 of ust, e ree instruments in e network detected a gravitational-wave signal, called GW190814. e signal originated. 16, · LIGO and Virgo announce e 1st detection of gravitational waves from colliding neutron stars. is is a recording of e press conference announcing e discovery, and of an online Q&A session at followed. Video credit: LIGO Virgo. Header image credit: Caltech. Please select a date from e calendar above to see archived or current status. Information is available for dates after ember 30, . e Advanced LIGO and Advanced Virgo detectors have finished e ird observing run, known as O3, as of ch 27, . LIGO Magazine. LIGO Magazine is published twice a year by e LIGO Scientific Collaboration and details e latest research, news and personalities across e diverse group of members. It is available in pdf format as a free download from is website. New issues are . 02, · It was seen by all ree LIGO-Virgo facilities, which helped better narrow its location to regions covering about 1, 0 square degrees, or about 3 percent of e total sky. e latest LIGO-Virgo observing run is proving to be e most exciting one so far, says David H. Reitze of Caltech, Executive Director of LIGO. LIGO Scientiﬁc Collaboration et al.a). A rapid re-analysis (Nitz et al.a,b) of data from LIGO-Hanford, LIGO-Livingston and Virgo conﬁrmed a highly signiﬁcant, coincident signal. ese data were en combined to pro-duce e ﬁrst ree-instrument sky map (Singer & Price. Singer et al.) at 17:54:51 UTC (e LIGO Scientiﬁc. 18, · e ch LIGO-Virgo Collaboration Meeting will be held Monday rough ursday, 18-21 ch at e Grand Geneva Resort and Spa, Lake Geneva, Wisconsin. A satellite Coatings Workshop will be take place on Friday, 22 ch . Model comparison from LIGO-Virgo data on GW170817’s binary components and consequences for e merger remnant e LIGO Scientiﬁc Collaboration E-mail: [email protected] e Virgo Collaboration E-mail: [email protected] Abstract. GW170817 is e very ﬁrst observation of gravitational waves originating from. 27, · e detection by e LIGO Scientific Collaboration (LSC) and e Virgo collaboration is e first confirmed gravitational wave signal recorded by e Virgo detector. Initial LIGO/Virgo observations constrained e sky position of S190425z into two patches toge er covering a large part (about 25) of e sky. Automated analysis of e candidate ranked it to be a neutron star merger wi more an 99 probability. Fur er inspection by LIGO/Virgo researchers improved e sky localization and estimated e. 26, · e National Science Foundation's LIGO (Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory) is set to resume its hunt for gravitational waves—ripples in space and time—on April 1, after receiving a series of upgrades to its lasers, mirrors, and o er components. LIGO Hanford, LIGO Livingston, and Virgo. Credit: LIGO Lab/Caltech/MIT/Virgo Collaboration LIGO and Virgo team members estimate at e candidate gravitational signal referred to as S190425z originated from e region outlined on e sky map. e signal likely came from two colliding neutron stars. e Executive Director of e LIGO Laboratory is David Reitze from e University of Florida. On 11 February , e LIGO and Virgo collaborations [a] announced at ey succeeded in making e first direct gravitational wave observation on 14 . 20, · On ust 17, folks wi e LIGO/Virgo collaboration observed ree clusters of gravitational waves. is time astronomers found an infrared, visible, and X-ray event near e gravitational wave source. e ust gravitational wave observation, GW170817, is e first one where astronomers found electromagnetic waves coming from e same. 02, · On April 25, e National Science Foundation's Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) and e European-based Virgo detector registered gravitational waves from what. e discoveries come just weeks after LIGO and Virgo turned back on. e twin detectors of LIGO — one in Washington state and one in Louisiana — along wi Virgo, located in Italy, resumed operations April 1, after undergoing a series of upgrades to increase eir sensitivities to gravitational waves — ripples in space and time. e Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) is a large-scale physics experiment and observatory to detect cosmic gravitational waves and to develop gravitational-wave observations as an astronomical tool. Two large observatories were built in e United States wi e aim of detecting gravitational waves by laser interferometry. ese observatories use mirrors spaced four. 16, · LIGO-Virgo analysis softe put e two signals toge er and saw it was highly unlikely to be a coincidence, and ano er automated LIGO analysis indicated at ere was a coincident gravitational wave signal in e o er LIGO detector. Rapid gravitational-wave detection by e LIGO-Virgo team, coupled wi Fermi's gamma-ray detection, enabled. Apr 18, · APS April Meeting Volume 65, Number 2 Saturday–Tuesday, April 18–21, . Washington D.C. 23, · More information: Hooman Davoudiasl. LIGO/Virgo Black Holes from a First Order Quark Confinement Phase Transition, Physical Review Letters ().DOI: .1 3/PhysRevLett.123. 1 2. B. . - VIRGO - CENTRE NATIONAL DE LA RECHERCHE SCIENTIFIQUE ISTITUTO NAZIONALE DI FISICA NUCLEARE Technical Note LIGO-T060079-00-Z 2006/06/14 VIRGO-PLA-DIR-XXXX-XXX Proposal for an initial exchange of GEO, LIGO, and Virgo data LIGO/Virgo joint data analysis working group Draft is is an internal working note of e LIGO and VIRGO Scientiﬁc. e ird observing run (O3) of Advanced LIGO and Virgo is planned to start in early . Wi fur er sensitivity upgrades to bo LIGO and Virgo as well as e prospects of e Japanese gravitational-wave detector KAGRA joining e network possibly tods e end of O3, many tens of binary observations are anticipated in e coming years. 27, · On 27, researchers from e Advanced Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Observatory and e Advanced Virgo Detector announced eir joint detection of a gravitational wave signal from e coalescence of two black holes. e observation by ree detectors (two from LIGO and e Virgo detector) allows e teams to improve eir ability to identify where in e sky e waves . Scientists from e LIGO Scientific Collaboration and e Virgo collaboration report e first joint detection of gravitational waves wi bo e LIGO and Virgo detectors.. is new finding is e four announced detection of a binary black hole system and e first significant gravitational-wave signal recorded by e Virgo detector, and highlights e scientific potential of a ree. e US-based Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO) Scientific Collaboration (LSC) and e Europe-based Virgo Collaboration wish to enable multimessenger observations of astrophysical events by gravitational-wave detectors along wi a wide range of telescopes and instruments of mainstream (i.e., electromagnetic-wave) astronomy.. Accordingly, e two projects . en, on April 26, e LIGO-Virgo network spotted ano er candidate wave-source wi a potentially interesting twist: It , in fact, have resulted from e collision of a neutron star and black.