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What's happening with LIGO?

  1. Oct 4, 2012 #1

    sophiecentaur

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    I had a quick Google and there was nothing very interesting with a recent date. It seems that the management introduced some 'test' data. a while ago, to see of the system worked and it was detected. I'm sure someone here must be a bit 'in the know' about what's going on.???
     
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  3. Oct 4, 2012 #2

    Nabeshin

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    It ran for several science runs, and is currently being upgraded into the 'advanced ligo' configuration which will increase sensitivity by roughly a factor of ten. Expect to see a reboot and new data 2014~2015.
     
  4. Oct 4, 2012 #3
    :cool:I live right near the LIGO in Washington state and went there to visit a little while back, as someone else has said they are currently updating their systems along with all the other observatories of gravitational waves in the world I believe.:cool:
     
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