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Science of LIGO
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. Check out this Google Maps' satellite image of LIGO-Livingston.
Gravity: Making Waves
For an overview of Einstein's theory of gravity and the attempts to detect gravitational waves, visit Gravity: Making Waves.
Here's where you can learn about other efforts to detect gravitational waves . . .
-- indirectly (studying a pulsar in a double star system)
-- from space (LISA)
(This feature was updated on 6/11/10.)