Posts Tagged With - LIGO

Giant lasers, super vacuums and the search for gravity waves

By Aiona Bones on August 11, 2011

Giant lasers, super vacuums and the search for gravity waves

Most ExNET exhibit sets can be found at science and discovery museums in the center of cities, but every rotation cycle we ship one set out to Louisiana, far from any large metropolis, to a very high tech research center hidden behind a tangle of dense wet forest. This is LIGO, a Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave [...]