3 Questions: Hsin-Yu Chen on treading lightly when dating the universe

MIT postdoc finds the angle at which we view neutron star collisions could significantly impact age measurements.

Kelso Harper | MIT Kavli Institute • mit
Nov. 13, 2020 ~6 min

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Quantum measurement could improve gravitational wave detection sensitivity

Research could enable a new suite of experiments to measure quantum activity at room temperature.

Brittany Flaherty | School of Science • mit
May 1, 2019 ~10 min

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