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IOP hails the detection of gravitational waves by international collaboration

11 February 2016

The IOP congratulated the Laser Interferometry Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO) teams as it was announced today that gravitational waves have been detected for the first time by a collaboration involving scientists from several countries including the UK

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