Search Menu
Photonics Media Photonics Marketplace Photonics Spectra BioPhotonics Vision Spectra Photonics Showcase Photonics ProdSpec Photonics Handbook

Profoundly, LIGO

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email

In 2016, a few months after LIGO had proven the existence of gravitational waves, Kelly Holley-Bockelmann, an astrophysicist at Vanderbilt University, gave a TEDx talk to the general public and shared her deep enthusiasm for gravitational waves, for black holes, and for LIGO. Her dress was designed and imprinted with a graph of the first wave detection, GW150914, and she had the audience stand up, form their arms in the shape of an interferometric L, and perform along with her a “LIGO wave” dance, which included a mimic of the now well-known “chirp.” Her 18-minute...Read full article

Related content from Photonics Media


    Photonics Spectra
    Nov 2018
    EditorialSusan Petrie

    back to top
    Facebook Twitter Instagram LinkedIn YouTube RSS
    ©2023 Photonics Media, 100 West St., Pittsfield, MA, 01201 USA, [email protected]

    Photonics Media, Laurin Publishing
    x Subscribe to Photonics Spectra magazine - FREE!
    We use cookies to improve user experience and analyze our website traffic as stated in our Privacy Policy. By using this website, you agree to the use of cookies unless you have disabled them.