LIGO and Virgo detectors restart gravitational wave observation

Next week, the LIGO and Virgo detectors will resume their observing campaigns, which promise to collect more than 200 gravitational-wave events by the end of this current observing run (O4). Astronomers also hope that new multi-messenger events will be detected, i.e....

Samaya Nissanke awarded AAS HEAD 2024 Mid-Career Prize

Virgo researcher Dr. Samaya Nissanke, astrophysicist at the University of Amsterdam, received the 2024 Mid-Career Prize of the High Energy Astrophysics Division of the American Astronomical Society. The Prize is awarded approximately every 18 months for a significant...

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Berrie Giebels passed away at 52

Berrie Giebels passed away at 52

It is with great sadness that we learn of the death of former EGO Council president Berrie Giebels, who passed away earlier this week at the age of 52, after a year-long battle with cancer. From...

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Winners of the Virgo Awards 2023 announced

Winners of the Virgo Awards 2023 announced

Young researchers Yuefan Guo (Maastricht University), Kamiel Janssens (University of Antwerp) and Alba Romero-Rodriguez (Vrije Universiteit Brussel) are the winners of the third edition of the Virgo...

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Virgo will join O4 early 2024

Virgo will join O4 early 2024

The Virgo Collaboration updated the scientific community last week on the progress of the Virgo detector commissioning, in view of joining the fourth observing run (O4) already undertaken by the two...

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