Technology development for gravitational-wave astronomy

GEO600 is a key technology development center of the international gravitational-wave research community. Technologies developed and tested in the GEO project are now used in all large gravitational-wave detectors in the world.

Technology development for gravitational-wave astronomy

GEO600 is a key technology development center of the international gravitational-wave research community. Technologies developed and tested in the GEO project are now used in all large gravitational-wave detectors in the world.

Research

GEO600 is the think tank for advanced detector technologies

Building and operating a gravitational-wave detector

The GEO Collaboration comprises 16 European research institutions.

For the public

The gravitational-wave detector GEO600 is situated 20 kilometers south of Hannover close to Sarstedt near the village Ruthe.

Enjoy films about the first detection of gravitational waves, GEO600, aerial views of the detector, and many more.

News

The technology behind one of the biggest scientific breakthroughs of the century – the detection of gravitational waves – is now being used ...

Today the LIGO Scientific Collaboration, the Virgo Collaboration, and the KAGRA Collaboration have published the latest version of their ...

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