LIGO

S&T researchers add to gravitational wave catalog

Posted by on November 3, 2020

Six researchers from Missouri S&T’s Institute for Multi-messenger Astrophysics and Cosmology are among the authors of an updated catalog of 50 gravitational wave detections .

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Nobel Prize winner to give physics colloquium

Posted by on November 2, 2020

Dr. Rainer Weiss, winner of the 2017 Nobel Prize in physics, will present a talk titled “Beginnings of Gravitational Wave Astronomy: Current State and Future” at 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 5.

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International research team detects binary black hole merger

Posted by on October 6, 2020

Researchers from Missouri S&T’s Institute for Multi-messenger Astrophysics and Cosmology are among a team of international scientists who participated in the detection of a signal from the most massive black hole merger yet observed in gravitational waves. The S&T researchers include:

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Space Week activities start today

Posted by on November 18, 2019

Dr. Marco Cavaglià, professor of physics, will review his research into gravitational waves and their importance at 5 p.m. today (Monday, Nov. 18) in Room 103 Engineering Management Building. This is the first of several events planned for Space Week 2019. The schedule includes:

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Students get space grants

Posted by on November 5, 2019

Elizabeth Caputa and Kyle McMillen received grants from the Missouri Space Grant Consortium (MOSGC) through Missouri S&T and NASA.

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Open house for LIGO room is today

Posted by on September 26, 2019

Join the physics department 4-5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, in Room 115 Physics Building to check out the new LIGO room. Missouri S&T is the state’s only institution that belongs to the worldwide Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO) scientific collaboration of researchers committed to detecting cosmic gravitational waves.

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Attend the LIGO Open House

Posted by on September 23, 2019

See live data from twin Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatories and talk to S&T LIGO researchers

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