Q&A: Rainer Weiss on LIGO’s origins. MIT physicist developed the concept for LIGO as a teaching exercise.
... waves reaching the Earth, using an instrument known as LIGO (Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory). LIGO is a system of two identical detectors located 1,865 miles apart. Each ...
Debbie Meinbresse - 2016-02-11 11:19
... by the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO) Laboratory, in partnership with the LIGO Scientific Collaboration and Virgo Collaboration . LIGO ...
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Today, scientists restarted the twin detectors of LIGO, the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory, after making ... system. Over the last year, they have made enhancements to LIGO’s lasers, electronics, and optics that have increased the ...
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March 2017 David Shoemaker named spokesperson for LIGO Scientific Collaboration Senior MIT research scientist to speak for ... detection, then returned to MIT in '89. I led the Advanced LIGO Project. The team delivered detectors in March 2015 which, after ...
Anonymous - 2018-05-04 20:21
... waves . This happened when a wave-hunting experiment called LIGO, which acts like a colossal tuning fork, sensed these waves hurled out ... of two massive black holes. (Read more: What is LIGO ?) But where are these collisions occurring? A new paper about ...
Debbie Meinbresse - 2017-06-01 19:30
The Advanced LIGO Project, a major upgrade of the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO), is completing its final preparations before the initiation of scientific ... waves — ripples in the fabric of spacetime — LIGO consists of identical detectors in Livingston, Louisiana, and Hanford, ...
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... Institute of Technology as a research scientist for the LIGO project, and finally in 2013 he took his current post of Assistant ... of kilometer-scale resonant interferometers. LIGO and gravitational wave resources in DSpace@MIT First Name: ...
Anonymous - 2017-07-18 12:31
LIGO Laboratories in Livingston, LA and Hanford, WA to be designated Historical Sites for Nobel-winning Gravitational Wave Detection
... release this morning, and it is being forwarded by the LIGO Laboratory, jointly operated by Caltech and MIT. (Apologies to anyone who may receive this message more than once.) Questions for LIGO or the LIGO Scientific Collaboration? Please contact Kimberly Allen/MIT ( ...
Debbie Meinbresse - 2018-06-13 12:14
See LIGO and gravitational wave resources in DSpace@MIT First Name: ... NW22-243 Websites: LIGO Email: email@example.com Senior Research Scientist Cosmology ...
Anonymous - 2017-12-18 12:25
... Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO); the Europe-based Virgo detector; and some 70 ground- and space-based ... of all elements heavier than iron are produced. The LIGO-Virgo results are published today in the journal Physical Review Letters ...
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