LIGO Hanford for the Public[fb]

LIGO August Star Gaze, August 29, 2014   Join LIGO and the Tri-City Astronomy Club for a night of star gazing through hosted telescopes. All ages are welcome! Come and enjoy this free-admission astronomy event.

Start your evening on August 29 at 8:00 PM in LIGO's auditorium by watching the exciting movie Chasing the Ghost Particle. This 2013 production tells the story of IceCube's quest to detect neutrinos from distant sky sources using the world's largest neutrino detector at the South Pole.

[issue_4] LIGO Magazine, Issue Four    Read issue four (left) to catch up on the installation of Advanced LIGO at the Livingston Observatory and more. LIGO Magazine comes to you from the international LIGO Scientific Collaboration and delivers twice-yearly news of the worldwide effort to detect gravitational waves along with interesting features from related areas of astrophysics. [issue_3]
[081811_6]Follow the installation of Advanced LIGO   at LIGO Hanford by surfing our photo and video Galleries. Check the galleries periodically to find recent news on Advanced LIGO activities at LHO. Then come see the real thing on a LIGO tour!
[121411] What do you want to know about LIGO? LIGO Hanford's list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) now resides on our Web site. Surf our FAQ for responses to often-asked questions that cover various aspects of LIGO detector operations, data analysis, astronomy/astrophysics and working life at the Observatory. LIGO Hanford thanks students from Liberty High School and Sammamish High School for sending in the questions that started the LHO FAQ!

Explore LIGO . . .

[LIGO movie]Watch a new movie:
LIGO, a Passion for Understanding

Stream this 22-minute film from to see Advanced LIGO coming to life and to hear the thoughts and reflections of a number of LIGO personnel as they continue the journey toward gravitational wave detections on LIGO's huge interferometers.

[book] Try LIGO's book recommendations.

Contact LIGO via 509-372-8106, 509-372-8248 or outreach(at) to request a speaker for your organization, schedule a LIGO tour or field trip, request our periodic e-newsletter, sign up to be a LIGO volunteer, or query us on gravitational-wave astronomy.

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