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 ...
siteadmin - 2017-10-05 10:25
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 ...
siteadmin - 2017-01-18 09:53
March 2017 David Shoemaker named spokesperson for LIGO Scientific Collaboration Senior MIT research scientist to speak for ... then returned to MIT in '89. I lead the Advanced LIGO Project. The team delivered detectors in March 2015 which, after ...
Anonymous - 2017-07-31 14:51
... 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, ...
siteadmin - 2017-01-18 09:53
... 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
See LIGO and gravitational wave resources in DSpace@MIT First Name: ... NW22-243 Websites: LIGO Email: firstname.lastname@example.org 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 ...
siteadmin - 2017-10-16 10:53
The Advanced LIGO begins operations this week, after 7 years of enhancement. The Advanced LIGO Project, a major upgrade of the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave ... waves—ripples in the fabric of space and time—LIGO, which was designed and is operated by Caltech and MIT with funding from ...
Debbie Meinbresse - 2015-09-16 15:40
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