APOD hints at something exciting

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APOD this morning have a placeholder picture and a text that says LIGO will reveal something exciting later on today.
The placeholder picture is even called DrumRoll2_960.jpg. :)

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APOD hints at something exciting

More info about the press conference:

Scientists from the LIGO Scientific Collaboration (LSC) and the Virgo Collaboration will discuss their latest research in the effort to detect gravitational waves, at the 228th meeting of the American Astronomical Society (AAS) in San Diego, California. The briefing is scheduled to begin at 10:15 AM Pacific Daylight Time on Wednesday, June 15th. - See more at: http://www.ligo.org/news/index.php#media-advisory


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And now it's out: A second

And now it's out: A second detection of a gravitational wave: This time also two black holes colapsing: http://www.aei.mpg.de/1898690

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Fantastic... and nearly a

Fantastic... and nearly a third one LVT151012, Ligo News and Binary Black Hole Mergers in the first Advanced LIGO Observing Run

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