Professor Peter Saulson was interviewed by Newsweek regarding LIGO’s detection of gravitational waves from colliding neutron stars. “The signals that were picked up were of a kind that we’d been hoping to find since the very early days of the project,” says Saulson, who co-leads the Syracuse University Gravitational Waves group and has been involved in LIGO research since 1981. He adds that the signal produced by a neutron star merger is both strong and distinctive. “When we see it, we will know that we’ve seen it.” And now it’s confirmed–LIGO has seen it. Read more at www.newsweek.com.