Bag the Black Hole

Mike Hewson
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Well I got 14 on the beginner level of the Black Hole Hunter game - see E@H home page message of 27/6/08.

It's a terrific demo of GW waves to sounds.

Anyone beat that? :-)

Cheers, Mike.

I have made this letter longer than usual because I lack the time to make it shorter. Blaise Pascal

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Bag the Black Hole

I got 21 on the beginner level without missing any, and then I got 24 on the advanced level but missed the last one once. Some of the choices sounded like they had multiple signals so I think I had a few lucky guesses. Neat how the sound of the chirp waveform was slightly different for mergers with different masses...

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14, 27, 24 ... I missed none

14, 27, 24 ... I missed none on beginner, one on intermediate, and one also on advanced. Some very tricky choices though. Very interesting!

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Got 24 on beginner... Screwed

Got 24 on beginner... Screwed the pooch on intermediate... it killed me

There are some who can live without wild things and some who cannot. - Aldo Leopold

Mike Hewson
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This reminds me of, I think

This reminds me of, I think about 18 months ago, when one of the project scientists ( Peter Saulson? ) was on the nightshift in the IFO control room. He plugged the differential arm output into a set of speakers and was able to listen to the 'motion' of the arms in realtime. He described a variety of noise patterns - hums, thrums, bangs, crackles and whatnot - while he worked. :-)

Cheers. Mike.

I have made this letter longer than usual because I lack the time to make it shorter. Blaise Pascal

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