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!
Interactive Activities, Games, and Ways to Help LIGO:
- 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! Get started today! (Brought to you by Zooniverse.)
- Build an interferometer (Method A -- Glue; Method B -- Magnets)
- Black Hole Hunter Brought to you by Cardiff University
- Black Hole Master Brought to you by Laser Labs, the makers of the Detection Alert iPhone and Android Apps
- Space-Time Quest Brought to you by Laser Labs, the makers of the Detection Alert iPhone and Android Apps
- Einstein@Home Use your computer's idle time to search for gravitational waves.