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June 15, 2016

GW151226: Observation of Gravitational Waves from a 22-Solar-Mass Binary Black Hole Coalescence

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February 18, 2016

The Right Place At The Right Spacetime

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February 11, 2016

Observation of Gravitational Waves from a Binary Black Hole Merger

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Current Awards

  • SDCI Sec Improvement: Building from Bedrock: Infrastructure Improvements for Collaboration and Science

    National Science Foundation Award 1032468
    Starts: September 2010
    Ends: September 2013
    Investigators: Kenneth Klingenstein (Principal Investigator), Renee Frost (Co-Principal Investigator), Scott Koranda (Co-Principal Investigator), Nirav Merchant (Co-Principal Investigator)
    Amount: $2650000
  • Gravitational Wave Astronomy and Theory

    National Science Foundation Award 0970074
    Starts: July, 2010
    Expires: July, 2011
    Investigators: Jolien Creighton, Patrick Brady, Alan Wiseman, Xavier Siemens
    Amount: $800000
  • MRI: Development of high-performance computing facility for gravitational-wave data analysis

    National Science Foundation Award 0923409
    Starts: September, 2009
    Expires: August, 2012
    Investigators: Patrick Brady, Bruce Allen, Alan Wiseman, Jolien Creighton, Xavier Siemens
    Amount: $1,188,018
  • Calibration and Analysis of LIGO data

    National Science Foundation Award 0758155
    Starts: November, 2008
    Expires: February, 2011
    Investigators: Xavier Siemens
  • Enabling Gravitational-Wave Astronomy on the LIGO Data Grid

    National Science Foundation Award 0600953
    Starts: November 1, 2006
    Expires: October 31, 2011 (Estimated)
    Investigators: P.R.Brady, J.D.E.Creighton, L.S.Finn, E.Katsavounidis, A.Lazzarini
    Amount: $6300000
  • Development and support of BOINC and Einstein@Home

    National Science Foundation Award 0555655
    Starts: August, 2006
    Expires: July, 2011 (Estimated)
    Investigators: Bruce Allen, David Anderson, Maria Papa, Xavier Siemens, John Friedman
    Amount: $998,862

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