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LIGO confirms RIT's breakthrough prediction of gravitational waves

February 11, 2016

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LIGO's direct observation of a gravitational wave signal from a binary black-hole merger matches the numerical model of the waveform confirmed by Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) researchers and predicted in their breakthrough paper "Accurate Evolutions of Orbiting Black-Hole Binaries without Excision," published in Physical Review Letters, on March 22, 2006.Full Story

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