Educational resources

In this page you will find some useful resources (websites, texts, videos) for teachers and students related to gravitational waves and the interferometers like Virgo.

The material in this page is in English language. For more material in French, please check this page.

Gravitational Waves

PhdComics: “Gravitational waves explained”
Minute Physics

Virgo and Advanced Virgo

The Virgo website
The European Gravitational Observatory (EGO) website
Animation showing how Advanced Virgo works
Animation showing how an interferometer works
Infographics on the Virgo experiment
Infographics on the Virgo detector

“The best mirrors in the world” (video)

LIGO and Advanced LIGO

Educational Resources at the LIGO Scientific Collaboration
Educational Resources at the LIGO Observatory

Resources in other languages

Print Friendly, PDF & Email