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November 9, 2021

Technicians examine one of LIGO's mirrors

LIGO optic technicians examine one of the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory's mirrors.

[Research supported by U.S. National Science Foundation grant DMR 1719875, ECCS 2025233 and DGE 1650441.]

Learn more in the MIT news story Physicists bring human-scale object to near standstill, reaching a quantum state. (Date image taken: unknown; date originally posted to NSF Multimedia Gallery: Nov. 9, 2021)

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