Try This at Home
Check out these leisure-time LIGO-related activities that you can try alone or with friends. Build an interferometer, play a game, operate a virtual interferometer, or search for gravitational waves with your own computer!
- *NEW* Gravity Spy! Help LIGO scientists search for gravitational waves by finding different kinds of "glitches" found in real LIGO data. By identifying glitches, you will help train LIGO's computers to find gravitational wave signals more efficiently! Visit Gravity Spy to get started today!
- Build an interferometer (Method A -- Glue; Method B -- Magnets)
- Black Hole Hunter
- Black Hole Master
- Space-Time Quest
- American Museum of Natural History Virtual Interferometer (Click “Interactive: Operate LIGO!”)
- Einstein@Home Use your computer's idle time to search for gravitational waves.