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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20th anniversary of Virgo’s inauguration

20th anniversary of Virgo’s inauguration

On July 23rd 2003, exactly 20 years ago the Virgo detector was inaugurated. The official start of its scientific and technological mission was celebrated in an important ceremony, attended by...

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Virgo postpones entry into O4 observing run

Virgo postpones entry into O4 observing run

The Virgo Collaboration has decided to postpone the entry of Virgo in the next observing run (O4), scheduled for May 24th, in order to continue the detector commissioning activities and further...

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