Science of LIGO Feature Summary

Type:
From Physics Research
Title:
Science of LIGO
Description:
Here's one of the world's longest optical interferometers--the LIGO observatory at Livingston, LA--built to detect gravitational waves. To learn about LIGO and gravitational waves, visit Science of LIGO.

(This feature was updated on July 20, 2013.)
Image:
image credit: Ricky Geautreaux, Aero-Data Inc., Baton Rouge, LA; <a href="http://touro.ligo-la.caltech.edu/~bonnie/publish/aerials/aerials.html" target="_blank">image source</a>; <a href="http://touro.ligo-la.caltech.edu/~bonnie/publish/aerials/aerials-Pages/Image0.html" target="_blank">larger image</a>
image credit: Ricky Geautreaux, Aero-Data Inc., Baton Rouge, LA; image source; larger image
Image URL:
http://www.compadre.org/Informal/images/features/LIGO-large-6-23-08.jpg
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