NSF Makes Major Grant to Nelson Christensen

29 March 2006

The National Science Foundation awarded Nelson Christensen (Physics & Astronomy) a $140,000 grant to continue his work with the Laser Interferometric Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO), a collaborative project involving numerous institutions and researchers around the world. Designed to search for gravitational radiation, the LIGO project also generates a wealth of astrophysical data. Working with Prof. Christensen will be a number of Carleton undergraduate researchers with interests in astronomy, physics, statistics, and mathematics.

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