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We are the LIGO Scientific Collaboration, the Virgo Collaboration, and partners from 70 other observatories. We have made the first...

**Our short bio:** On August 17, 2017 astronomers around the world were alerted to gravitational waves observed by the LIGO and Virgo detectors. This gravitational wave event, now known as GW170817, appeared to be the result of the merger of two neutron stars. Less than two seconds after the GW170817 signal, NASA’s Fermi satellite observed a gamma-ray burst. Within minutes of these initial detections, telescopes…

Brian Allen Benczkowski, nominee for Assistant Attorney General: head of DOJ Criminal Division

Brian Allen Benczkowski may get approved by the Senate to become an assistant Attorney General later today. He has previously admitted to working with them regarding the investigation earlier this year about the servers. http://www.nationallawjournal.com/id=1202793906725 >Benczkowski explained to the senators that his work for the bank involved hiring and overseeing an internal investigation of its servers by the U.S.-based computer forensics firm Stroz Friedberg. The…