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LIGO

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 38 Collections and/or Records:

Ronald W. P. Drever Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 10293-MS
Scope and Contents The Ronald W.P. Drever papers document his career and research at Caltech with his research in laser interferomters, including his collaborative work in what was known as Gravity Wave Physics and the founding of the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO). The collection includes correspondence, memos, research notebooks, and a collection of Caltech and the Physics, Math, and Astronomy (PMA) Division announcements.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1979-1994

Einstein's Messengers

 Unprocessed
Identifier: 2012-00110

Gary H. Sanders Oral History Interview with Shirley K. Cohen

 Digital Record
Identifier: 2016-02-17-000140

Interview with Barry C. Barish, 1998-05-27 - 1998-07-21

 Item
Scope and Contents Interview in five sessions, May-July 1998, with Barry C. Barish, Linde Professor of Physics emeritus and director of LIGO [Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory] 1994-2005. Recalls undergraduate education, Berkeley; graduate work on Lawrence Radiation Laboratory cyclotron; postdoc work on bevatron. Meets Alvin Tollestrup, comes to Caltech as postdoc, 1963. At Brookhaven National Laboratory. At Stanford Linear Accelerator Center with Henry Kendall, Richard Taylor, and Jerome...
Dates: 1998-05-27 - 1998-07-21; Publication: 2001

Interview with William E. Althouse, 1999-10-05 - 1999-10-08

 Item
Scope and Contents From the Series: The LIGO Interviews are conceived as a series. Begun by Shirley K. Cohen in 1996, they document the early history and development of LIGO, currently teh largest and most costly scientific project ever undertaken by Caltech.LIGO stands for Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Observatory, which is an instrument designed for sensing the presence of matter in the distant reaches of the universe. It operates by detecting gravitational waves—ripples in the force of gravity created by...
Dates: 1999-10-05 - 1999-10-08

Papers of Gerry Neugebauer

 Unprocessed
Identifier: 2002-00403

Rainer Weiss Oral History Interview with Shirley K. Cohen

 Digital Record
Identifier: 2016-02-17-000164