LIGO Confirms RIT's Breakthrough Prediction of Gravitational Waves (image) Rochester Institute of Technology Share Print E-Mail Caption RIT scientists produced one of the first computer simulations of gravitational waves from colliding black holes. The signals they predicted were confirmed by the LIGO Scientific Collaboration's first observation of gravitational waves. Credit Campanelli et al. Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.