"RLE was a model for what enlightened government support of research and development can be in the university. It had so much more of a payoff than its investment; more than the government realized. It's an ideal way to support university research."
—Irwin M. Jacobs RLE alumnus
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»