LIGO, Virgo and KAGRA update their plan for the next run

The scientific collaboration that operates the global network of gravitational wave detectors (LIGO in the USA, Virgo in Italy and Kagra in Japan) has in recent days updated the timetable for the start of the new observing run, previously scheduled for the end of...

New EGO director Massimo Carpinelli starts his mandate

Massimo Carpinelli, professor at the University of Milano Bicocca and research associate at INFN, officially began his mandate as the new director of EGO this month. He had already been appointed to the role in June 2022 by the EGO Council. Prof. Carpinelli succeeds...

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INFN announces the start of the ETIC project

INFN announces the start of the ETIC project

Yesterday, Monday December 19th, a meeting was held to kick off the activities of ETIC (Einstein Telescope Infrastructure Consortium), of which the INFN (Italian Institute for Nuclear Physics)is...

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Stavros Katsanevas passed away

Stavros Katsanevas passed away

  It is with deep sorrow and grief that we announce that EGO Director Stavros Katsanevas passed away yesterday evening. Our thoughts are with his wife and family, to whom we express our deepest...

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LIGO-Virgo-KAGRA update their plans for O4

LIGO-Virgo-KAGRA update their plans for O4

LIGO, Virgo, and KAGRA continue to work to prepare the detectors for the start of O4. Our ability to start O4 in March 2023 is currently under review. Unanticipated delays in some construction...

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ESCAPE partners recommit for Open Science

ESCAPE partners recommit for Open Science

During the “ESCAPE to the Future” conference that took place last week in Brussels many of Europe's biggest facilities in physics-related disciplines have signed a new Open Collaboration Agreement. ...

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