The search for gravitational waves

@article{Hough1986TheSF,
  title={The search for gravitational waves},
  author={J. Hough and S. Rowan and B. Sathyaprakash},
  journal={Journal of Physics B},
  year={1986},
  volume={38}
}
Experiments aimed at searching for gravitational waves from astrophysical sources have been under development for the last 40 years, but only now are sensitivities reaching the level where there is a real possibility of detections being made within the next 5 years. In this paper, a history of detector development will be followed by a description of current detectors such as LIGO, VIRGO, GEO 600, TAMA 300, Nautilus and Auriga. Preliminary results from these detectors will be discussed and… Expand
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