Press and Media Kit

Press and Media Kit

In this page we collect texts and multimedia files about Virgo, EGO and gravitational waves, that have been specifically developed for an audience of journalists and science writers.

For some material we provide the translations in various languages (French, Italian, Dutch, Hungarian, Polish)



  • 20 Questions about Virgo and Gravitational Waves
    What is Virgo? What are gravitational waves? And why are they relevant to science? Find out here!
    Link to the document
  • Leaflet on Advanced Virgo
    A quick summary of Advanced Virgo, with some interesting numbers
    Link to the document
  • Infographics on the Network of GW Interferometers
    (Prepared by the Communication Office of the INFN)
    Link to the infographics
  • Press Kits for the groups of the VIRGO Collaboration
    A set of information and pictures about each group of the collaboration and its involvement in Virgo
    Link to the document
  • The VIRGO Collaboration: list of Institutions
    Find here the list of Institutions participating in the collaboration
    Link to the document
  • The VIRGO Collaboration: media contacts
    Addresses and contacts for each Virgo group
    Link to the document
  • European Gravitational Observatory fact sheet
    An overview of EGO, the european consortium where Virgo is installed
    Link to the document


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