Black holes, gravitational waves take Yale prof to NASA’s LISA mission

Tue, 01/09/2018

NASA has named professor of astronomy and physics Priyamvada Natarajan to its team of U.S. scientists lending expertise on gravitational waves and astrophysics for the upcoming LISA mission.

LISA — which stands for Laser Interferometer Space Antenna — is a space-based, gravitational wave observatory that will be composed of three spacecraft separated by millions of miles. The mission, scheduled for the early 2030s, is a collaboration between NASA, the European Space Agency, and the LISA consortium.

Natarajan is a member of the NASA LISA Study Team.

This has been excerpted from the Yale University Press Release by Jim Shelton.  The full release can be found at the link, below.

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