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LIGO - Richland, Washington USA June 2016
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This is what it looks like after entering the visitors' center.
There is an auditorium.
The tour begins at 3 pm.
This thing from the 1960s didn't work - the Weber Bar is on display at the LIGO Visitor's Center.
The 1.2m diameter vacuum tunnels are centered in a 4 km long concrete tunnel -
this shows a demo section of it.
￩Demo section -
The vacuum tunnel needs thermal expansion / contraction joints as a first defense.
￬There are explanations posted on the grounds.
The front-and-center screens and consoles of the control center.
To-do list (above) and only-god-knows-what else (right).
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