Skip to main content

University Integral to Advanced LIGO Success

The University’s 300 tera-FLOP supercomputer benefits an array of researchers involved with the Advanced LIGO project, including Samantha Usman ’16, left, and research scientist Laura Nuttall.

The University’s 300 tera-FLOP supercomputer benefits an array of researchers involved with the Advanced LIGO project, including Samantha Usman ’16, left, and research scientist Laura Nuttall.

May 21, 2015
For nearly 25 years, the University’s participation in the Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Observatory (LIGO) project has been one of the College of Arts and Sciences’ biggest success stories. Dozens of faculty, postdocs and graduate and undergraduate students in the Department of Physics have joined in the search for gravitational waves of cosmic origins, making LIGO’s Hanford and Livingston observatories a home away from home.  Read more Syracuse University News.