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published by the LIGO Livingston Observatory
This website contains an explanation of gravitational waves and how the LIGO observatories will detect them. The site describes the technologies required for these 21st century instruments. Photos show the 4-km long arms of the interferometer.
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Keywords: Hulse, LIGO, Taylor, gravitational waves, interferometer, pulsars
Record Creator: Metadata instance created June 19, 2008 by Logan Hancock
Record Updated: Jun 11, 2010 by Ed Lee
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(LIGO Livingston Observatory, Livingston), WWW Document, (http://www.ligo-la.caltech.edu/LLO/overviewsci.htm).
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Science of LIGO, (LIGO Livingston Observatory, Livingston), <http://www.ligo-la.caltech.edu/LLO/overviewsci.htm>.
APA Format
Science of LIGO. (n.d.). Retrieved December 18, 2014, from LIGO Livingston Observatory: http://www.ligo-la.caltech.edu/LLO/overviewsci.htm
Chicago Format
LIGO Livingston Observatory. Science of LIGO. Livingston: LIGO Livingston Observatory. http://www.ligo-la.caltech.edu/LLO/overviewsci.htm (accessed 18 December 2014).
MLA Format
Science of LIGO. Livingston: LIGO Livingston Observatory. 18 Dec. 2014 <http://www.ligo-la.caltech.edu/LLO/overviewsci.htm>.
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