"The founding of the new electronics laboratory in 1946 represented a major departure in the organization of academic research at MIT and was destined to influence the development of interdepartmental centers at the Institute..."
—Julius A. Stratton First Director of RLE
Rainer Weiss on the origins of LIGO
posted February 18, 2016 at 9:52 am
MIT physicist developed the concept for LIGO as a teaching exercise. «more»