GW170817: Observation of Gravitational Waves from a Binary Neutron Star Inspiral

B. Abbott Rich Abbott Thomas Abbott Fausto Acernese Kendall Ackley Carl Adams Thomas Adams 1 Paolo Addesso Rana Adhikari Vaishali Adya Christoph Affeldt Mohammad Afrough Bhanu Agarwal Michalis Agathos Kazuhiro Agatsuma Nancy Aggarwal Odylio Aguiar Lorenzo Aiello Anirban Ain P. Ajith Bruce Allen Gabrielle Allen Annalisa Allocca Paul Altin Alex Amato 2 Alena Ananyeva Stuart Anderson Warren Anderson Svetoslava Angelova Sarah Antier 3 Stephen Appert Koji Arai Melody Araya Joseph Areeda Nicolas Arnaud 3 Kg Arun Stefano Ascenzi Gregory Ashton M. Ast Stuart Aston Pia Astone Dany Atallah Peter Aufmuth Carsten Aulbert K. Aultoneal Corey Austin A. Avila-Alvarez Stanislav Babak Philippe Bacon 4 Maria Bader Sangwook Bae Matthew Bailes Paul Baker Francesca Baldaccini Giulio Ballardin Stefan Ballmer Sharan Banagiri Juan Barayoga Sheena Barclay Barry Barish David Barker Kevin Barkett Fabrizio Barone Bryan Barr Lisa Barsotti Matteo Barsuglia 4 Daniel Barta Scott Barthelmy Jeffrey Bartlett Imre Bartos Riccardo Bassiri Andrea Basti James Batch Mateusz Bawaj Joseph Bayley Marco Bazzan Bence Bécsy Christian Beer Michal Bejger Imene Belahcene 3 Angus Bell Beverly Berger Gerald Bergmann Sebastiano Bernuzzi John Bero Christopher Berry Diego Bersanetti Alessandro Bertolini Joseph Betzwieser Swetha Bhagwat Rohan Bhandare Igor Bilenko Garilynn Billingsley Chris Billman Jeremy Birch Ross Birney Ofek Birnholtz Sebastien Biscans Sylvia Biscoveanu Aparna Bisht Massimiliano Bitossi Christopher Biwer Marieanne Bizouard 3 J.K. Blackburn Jonathan Blackman Carl Blair David Blair Ryan Blair Steven Bloemen Oliver Bock Nina Bode Michel Boer 5 Gilles Bogaert 5 Alejandro Bohe Francois Bondu 6 Edgard Bonilla Romain Bonnand 1 Boris Boom Rolf Bork Valerio Boschi Sukanta Bose Ken Bossie Yann Bouffanais 4 Antonella Bozzi Carlo Bradaschia Patrick Brady Marica Branchesi Jim Brau Tristan Briant 7 Alain Brillet 5 Marc Brinkmann Violette Brisson 3 Patrick Brockill Jacob Broida Aidan Brooks Duncan Brown Daniel Brown Sharon Brunett Christopher Buchanan Aaron Buikema Tomasz Bulik Henk Bulten Alessandra Buonanno Damir Buskulic 1 Christelle Buy 4 Robert Byer Miriam Cabero Laura Cadonati Giampietro Cagnoli 2, 8 Craig Cahillane J. Calderón Bustillo Thomas Callister Enrico Calloni Jordan Camp Maurizio Canepa Priscilla Canizares Kipp Cannon H. Cao Junwei Cao Collin Capano Eleonora Capocasa 4 Franco Carbognani Santiago Caride Matthew Carney Gregorio Carullo J. 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