VIRGO joins LIGO for the Observation Run 2

Credits: The Virgo Collaboration
Today, Tuesday August 1st 2017, the VIRGO detector located at the European Gravitational Observatory (EGO) in Cascina (near Pisa, Italy) has officially joined the “Observation Run 2” (O2) and is now taking data alongside the American-based twin LIGO detectors. The O2 data taking period will last until August 25th.

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