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Peter Saulson interviewed by Newsweek

Peter Saulson

Peter Saulson

October 16, 2017

Professor Peter Saulson was interviewed by Newsweek regarding LIGO's detection of gravitational waves from colliding neutron stars. "The signals that were picked up were of a kind that we'd been hoping to find since the very early days of the project," says Saulson, who co-leads the Syracuse University Gravitational Waves group and has been involved in LIGO research since 1981. He adds that the signal produced by a neutron star merger is both strong and distinctive. "When we see it, we will know that we've seen it." And now it's confirmed--LIGO has seen it. Read more at www.newsweek.com.