[ExI] LIGO is back online

Chris Hibbert hibbert at mydruthers.com
Thu Dec 1 16:37:53 UTC 2016

> Date: Wed, 30 Nov 2016 17:26:03 -0800
> From: "spike" <spike66 at att.net>
> It was the right decision to bring them back online, even if they
> aren?t optimal. Every merger is a one-time event. If we miss it, that?s
> all there is forever.
> Excellent, fasten your seatbelts cosmology fans, this is going to be
> biiiiig fun, a fun time to be alive. It makes up for that bad stomping
> suffered in the elections three weeks ago. This more than makes up for
> it. Soon, we get to see if those other signals were a mistake or if
> everything I thought I understood about the Big Bang is flawed (I hope
> that?s it.)
> spike

A friend told me last night he went to a talk at Stanford on LIGO, and 
the unit of reference was Giga-cubic parsecs/year. Now that's a unit to 
take your breath away!

In Just-spring when the world is mudluscious
   -- E. E. Cummings

Chris Hibbert
hibbert at mydruthers.com
Blog:   http://www.pancrit.org

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