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We are Lila and Gopu!
We hope you enjoy our book and journey into gravitational waves. We want to share our love for science and so we are hoping we can join you in this amazing journey!
We want to encourage you and help you find sources on gravitational waves so we’ve collated some sources in this page!
Some activities you can play at home with your parents or on your own! you can search for gravitational waves, design your own detector or operate a virtual interferometer and more:
Gravity Spy – Get started today and help LIGO scientist search for gravitational waves! (by Zooniverse)
Space-time Quest – Design your own gravitational wave detector – while keeping an eye on budget!! Can be played in English, Spanish, Catalan, Dutch, German, Chinese, French, Italian, Russian, Japanese, Hindi and Brazilian Portuguese! (by Institute for Gravitational Wave Astronomy at the University of Birmingham)
Black hole Hunter – Hunt for gravitational waves. Can be played in English, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Polish, Romanian and Spanish, Welsh (by the Gravity Exploration Institute at the Cardiff University).
Black Hole Master – two player game, fling stars around using the gravitational pull of your own black hole – get the star past your opponent and you win a point! (by Institute for Gravitational Wave Astronomy at the University of Birmingham).
Meet some amazing women in Astronomy who will inspire you and spark interest in the STEM subjects! You can learn so much from reading the following blog on GW, learn about LIGO India science, listen to some brilliant podcasts from GW scientists all around the globe, read all about incredible stories in the gw community and so much more !!
For more Educational Resources go to the official LIGO website where you can find Classroom activities, Ask a LIGO scientist a question, you can bring LIGO to your classroom! You can also find a list of recommended reading material and videos as well as info on some of the latest gravitational wave detections.
Other website to check out: https://www.ligo.caltech.edu/page/educational-resources
“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.”
― Dr. Maya Angelou
“Aim this stone at the brightest star!..Can you see the ripples in the water? That’s how things in space talk!”