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What is LIGO-India and Its Impact on Space Science?

When LIGO-India is completed, it will join a global network of gravitational-wave observatories that includes Virgo in Italy and KAGRA in Japan.

India is going to set up its own Laser Interferometer Gravitational -Wave Observatory at Aundha in Maharashtra. The total cost of building the observatory is $320 mn. The collaborative effort to establish the facilty is being undertaken by LIGO Laboratory jointly run by Caltech and MIT in USA, Natonal Science Foundation and India's Raja Ramanna Centre for Advance Technology among others. When LIGO-India is completed, it will join a global network of gravitational-wave observatories tha...

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