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CITA Faculty and Fellow Part of LVK’s Newest Observation Run

Today the LIGO-Virgo-KAGRA (LVK) Collaboration begins a new observing run with upgraded instruments, new and even more accurate signal models, and more advanced data analysis methods.

This observing run, known as O4, promises to take gravitational-wave astronomy to the next level. O4 will begin on May 24th and last 20 months, including up to two months of commissioning breaks. It will be t…

CITA Rejoins the LIGO Scientific Collaboration

Faculty and Postdocs join to form CITA’s membership to this esteemed collaboration
Collaboration and discovery go hand in hand at the LIGO Scientific Collaboration (LSC). Working with the Virgo and KAGRA observatories – together forming the LIGO-Virgo-KAGRA (LVK) Collaboration –, the group represents 4 observatories, 19 countries, 127 institutions, and over 1400 researchers. This scale is…

India-LIGO: Is IndiGO a go?

Jammu, India –

The Indian Prime Minister  Manmohan Singh announced Monday that India intends to host the third LIGO detector. The Prime Minister made the announcement as he inaugurated the 101st Indian Science Congress at the University of Jammu on February 3rd, 2014.

“India will partner the international scientific community in the establishment of some of the world’s major R&D…

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