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  1. ... 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

  2. 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

  3. 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 - 2017-05-26 12:35

  4. ... 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

  5. 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

  6. ... 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

  7. 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

  8. LIGO Discovers Binary Black Hole Merger -- 100 Years of Gravitational Waves  ...

    Debbie Meinbresse - 2016-02-19 13:16

  9. ... at the Laser Interferometer Gravitational Observatory (LIGO) anticipate new opportunities to tease out one of the remaining mysteries of relativity theory. LIGO was designed to directly observe the gravitational waves predicted by ...

    siteadmin - 2017-01-18 09:53

  10. ... 4, the Laser Interferometry Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO) picked up a barely perceptible signal that scientists quickly determined ... 19 times, as massive as the sun. The signal captured by LIGO lasts less than two-tenths of a second, and in that fraction of a moment, ...

    siteadmin - 2017-06-05 11:15

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