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Initial Results From Advanced LIGO’s First Science Run

Kipp Cannon (University of Tokyo)

March 29, 2016

Abstract: In its first 400 hours of operation, Advanced LIGO had already surveyed a larger space-time volume than all previous gravitational-wave detection experiments combined. I will discuss the most conspicuous conclusion drawn from this initial data: the observation of GW150914, a binary black hole merger.