Artist's Animation of the Merger (image) National Science Foundation Share Print E-Mail Caption An artist's animation shows the merger and the gravitational waves that ripple outward. Credit LIGO/T. Pyle 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.