GWTC-1: a gravitational-wave transient catalog of compact binary mergers observed by LIGO and Virgo during the first and second observing runs BP Abbott, R Abbott, TD Abbott, S Abraham, F Acernese, K Ackley, ... Physical Review X 9 (3), 031040, 2019 | 3981 | 2019 |

Prospects for observing and localizing gravitational-wave transients with Advanced LIGO, Advanced Virgo and KAGRA BP Abbott, R Abbott, TD Abbott, S Abraham, F Acernese, K Ackley, ... Living reviews in relativity 23, 1-69, 2020 | 2528 | 2020 |

GW170817: Measurements of neutron star radii and equation of state BP Abbott, R Abbott, TD Abbott, F Acernese, K Ackley, C Adams, T Adams, ... Physical review letters 121 (16), 161101, 2018 | 2486 | 2018 |

GWTC-2: compact binary coalescences observed by LIGO and Virgo during the first half of the third observing run R Abbott, TD Abbott, S Abraham, F Acernese, K Ackley, A Adams, ... Physical Review X 11 (2), 021053, 2021 | 2201* | 2021 |

GW190814: Gravitational waves from the coalescence of a 23 solar mass black hole with a 2.6 solar mass compact object R Abbott, TD Abbott, S Abraham, F Acernese, K Ackley, C Adams, ... The Astrophysical Journal Letters 896 (2), L44, 2020 | 1539 | 2020 |

GW190425: Observation of a compact binary coalescence with total mass∼ 3.4 M⊙ BP Abbott, R Abbott, TD Abbott, S Abraham, F Acernese, K Ackley, ... The Astrophysical Journal 892 (1), L3, 2020 | 1476 | 2020 |

Properties of the binary neutron star merger GW170817 BP Abbott, R Abbott, TD Abbott, F Acernese, K Ackley, C Adams, T Adams, ... Physical Review X 9 (1), 011001, 2019 | 1437 | 2019 |

GW190521: A Binary Black Hole Merger with a Total Mass of R Abbott, TD Abbott, S Abraham, F Acernese, K Ackley, C Adams, ... Physical review letters 125 (10), 101102, 2020 | 1206 | 2020 |

GWTC-3: Compact binary coalescences observed by LIGO and Virgo during the second part of the third observing run R Abbott, TD Abbott, F Acernese, K Ackley, C Adams, N Adhikari, ... Physical Review X 13 (4), 041039, 2023 | 1088 | 2023 |

Tests of general relativity with the binary black hole signals from the LIGO-Virgo catalog GWTC-1 BP Abbott, R Abbott, TD Abbott, S Abraham, F Acernese, K Ackley, ... Physical Review D 100 (10), 104036, 2019 | 917 | 2019 |

Population properties of compact objects from the second LIGO–Virgo gravitational-wave transient catalog R Abbott, TD Abbott, S Abraham, F Acernese, K Ackley, A Adams, ... The Astrophysical journal letters 913 (1), L7, 2021 | 876 | 2021 |

Population of merging compact binaries inferred using gravitational waves through GWTC-3 R Abbott, TD Abbott, F Acernese, K Ackley, C Adams, N Adhikari, ... Physical Review X 13 (1), 011048, 2023 | 798 | 2023 |

Binary black hole population properties inferred from the first and second observing runs of Advanced LIGO and Advanced Virgo BP Abbott, R Abbott, TD Abbott, S Abraham, F Acernese, K Ackley, ... The Astrophysical Journal Letters 882 (2), L24, 2019 | 745 | 2019 |

Observation of gravitational waves from two neutron star–black hole coalescences R Abbott, TD Abbott, S Abraham, F Acernese, K Ackley, A Adams, ... The Astrophysical journal letters 915 (1), L5, 2021 | 721 | 2021 |

Tests of general relativity with binary black holes from the second LIGO-Virgo gravitational-wave transient catalog R Abbott, TD Abbott, S Abraham, F Acernese, K Ackley, A Adams, ... Physical review D 103 (12), 122002, 2021 | 654 | 2021 |

Tests of general relativity with GW170817 BP Abbott, R Abbott, TD Abbott, F Acernese, K Ackley, C Adams, T Adams, ... Physical review letters 123 (1), 011102, 2019 | 654 | 2019 |

GW190412: Observation of a binary-black-hole coalescence with asymmetric masses R Abbott, TD Abbott, S Abraham, F Acernese, K Ackley, C Adams, ... Physical Review D 102 (4), 043015, 2020 | 639 | 2020 |

Properties and astrophysical implications of the 150 M⊙ binary black hole merger GW190521 R Abbott, TD Abbott, S Abraham, F Acernese, K Ackley, C Adams, ... The Astrophysical Journal Letters 900 (1), L13, 2020 | 582 | 2020 |

The missing link: merging neutron stars naturally produce jet-like structures and can power short gamma-ray bursts L Rezzolla, B Giacomazzo, L Baiotti, J Granot, C Kouveliotou, MA Aloy The Astrophysical Journal Letters 732 (1), L6, 2011 | 520 | 2011 |

Open data from the first and second observing runs of Advanced LIGO and Advanced Virgo R Abbott, TD Abbott, S Abraham, F Acernese, K Ackley, C Adams, ... SoftwareX 13, 100658, 2021 | 464 | 2021 |