The Virgo detector

Mark Gieles explains the LIGO & Virgo findings of new populations of black holes

Source: Carne Cruda
Published on 08.09.2020

 

Our researcher Mark Gieles explains to the podcast “Carne Cruda” the recent findings by the LIGO & Virgo collaboration, that were published earlier in September, and how they confirm Einstein's theory of general relativity.

The international collaboration has unveiled new and unexpected black hole populations, described in two articles published in the journals Physical Review Letters and The Astrophysical Journal Letters.


Listen to the podcast (min 29.30)