Advanced Technologies

GEO600 is the think tank for advanced detector technologies

GEO600 Diary

Building and operating a gravitational-wave detector

GEO Collaboration

The GEO Collaboration comprises 16 European research institutions.

For the public

Directions and visits to GEO600

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

Movies about GEO600 and gravitational waves

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


Dozens of new gravitational-wave events in six months

October 29, 2020

The LIGO Scientific Collaboration and the Virgo Collaboration have published updates to their catalog of gravitational-wave signals, their ...

Squeezed light makes Virgo’s mirrors jitter

September 22, 2020

Quantum mechanics does not only describe how the world works on its smallest scales, but also affects the motion of macroscopic objects. An ...

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