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## Idea

An experiment designed to directly detect gravitational waves.

Reported detections include: LIGO 16, LIGO-Virgo 17.

## References

Signal from two black holes merging:

• B. P. Abbott et al. (LIGO Scientific Collaboration and Virgo Collaboration), Observation of Gravitational Waves from a Binary Black Hole Merger, Phys. Rev. Lett. 116, 061102, 11 February 2016, doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.116.061102

Signal from two neutron stars merging:

• B. P. Abbott et al. (LIGO Scientific Collaboration and Virgo Collaboration), GW170817: Observation of Gravitational Waves from a Binary Neutron Star Inspiral Phys. Rev. Lett. 119, 161101, 2017 (doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.119.161101)