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by Michael Tröbs.
A testbed to experimentally investigate tilt-to-length coupling for LISA, a gravitational-wave detector in space.
The planned space-based gravitational-wave detector LISA will consist of three satellites in a triangle with million kilometer long laser arms. 887 more words
Gravitational Waves. One of the most striking scientific discoveries of 2016 was the observation of gravitational waves. Predicted by Einstein’s theories 100 years ago, ripples in space-time were finally observed last year by physicists at the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO), using instruments at Hanford, Washington and Livingston, Louisiana. 1,615 more words