IAP: Tour of the Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Observatory (LIGO) Lab (speaker: Adam Libson, MKI)
Visitors will be taken on a tour of the LIGO prototyping facilities at MIT. These include a full-scale prototype of the LIGO vacuum chambers, laser, isolation and suspension systems, and laboratories for thermal and optical noise measurements.
Max 10 people, advance sign-up required starting at 1:55 pm in 37-252
Prerequisite: Attendance of talk by Dr. Lipson preceding the tour
The LIGO tour will leave from 37-252 at 2:30pm. Estimated length of tour 2:45-4:00pm.
A complete listing of MKI's IAP offerings for 2015, is available here.