Gravitational Wave
Open Science Center

Discover Gravitational-Wave Observatory Data,
Tutorials, and Software Tools.

Explore Data Learn
The Gravitational-wave Transient Catalog (GWTC) is a cumulative set of events detected by LIGO, Virgo, and KAGRA.
Open Data Workshop
Participants will receive a crash-course in gravitational-wave data analysis that includes lectures, software tutorials, and a data challenge.
Learn with tutorials that will lead you step-by-step through some common data analysis tasks.



Open Data Workshop 2024

Registration is now open for the 2024 Open Data Workshop. This free workshop provides a crash-course in GW data analysis. You can participate online or in an in-person Study Hub. The workshop will be April 18-20, 2024.

Data release for GW230529

We've released strain data for our first paper of O4! This exciting event has two components, each of which might be a neutron star or a black hole. This observation provides evidence for compact objects existing within the purported lower mass gap.

Learn more on the GW230529 data release page.


Join the Discussion

The Gravitational Wave Community Forum is a great place to connect with students and researchers working in gravitational-wave astrophysics. You can browse existing posts, or add your own questions and announcements.

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