Please register YOUR support for eLISA!

In September, the European Space Agency will begin the formal competition for its second "large" satellite mission, L2. The space-based gravitational-wave observatory eLISA (evolved Laser Interferometer Satellite Antenna) will be one of the contendors. There is a web site where members of the public can register their support for eLISA. This takes just a minute, and is an easy way for you to support future efforts to detect and study gravitational waves and gravitational-wave sources!

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fadedrose
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I just typed you a long

I just typed you a long response but had so many links open that I lost the response . It's on a wave in space, maybe eLISA will find it, I can't.

"{I hope my english isn´t too bad.)" As a matter of fact, it's too good. If you get tired of space travel, you could teach in America.

I read most of your two links (twice), found out that Athena's science is top notch for 5 years, and her parts are guaranteed for 10 years. If nothing hits her, turns her into ashes, or swallows her, she's going to do outstanding work with eLISA. Pity eLISA isn't complete yet.

Athena was born in New Norcia, Australia, where the author of the article said that all the houses were "disturbingly" (not sure of the word, lost the link) similar. And you are in Germany. (Sorry about a story I heard about our leader and your leader, couldn't be true, aw, skip it.).

I am going to keep reading till I understand many things better. One thing I learned of value on History2 TV channel is that our telescopes are not listening to noise, and was so releived to learn this because noise doesn't travel in a vacuum and I thought SETI ought to know better. I learned that the things we're studying are the waves that have been going thru space since the big bang, and what we do here is put all the pieces together so that the brains could see how waves have stretched, widened, curved, etc., and what might be the causes.

And eLISA will look like she was hijacked from Arecibo - radio telescope in space that gathers all it could, and Athena will be close enough to X-ray what she's got before the radiowaves weaken, which they do when they travel. They will both be looking for black holes and other big stuff, and I will be hoping the black hole isn't looking for an earthly snack...

Sorry I talked too much. Danka zen ...maybe if you send a response, you could tell me how to spell it.

Here's a link that was in "Science," [url]Message 128168[/url] also about eLISA and Athena...nice drawings...

Sun Badger*
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Thank you Bruce. I signed up

Thank you Bruce. I signed up too. Better late than never?

thirdx9
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I'm in also :)

I'm in also :)

tullio
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Roberto Battiston, Head of

Roberto Battiston, Head of Italian Space Agency, informs me that eLISA Pathfinder launch is foreseen about November 25 by a Vega Launcher built in Italy. He says that this launch will celebrate the 100 years of Einstein's General Relativity.
Tullio

astro-marwil
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Hallo tulio! RE: eLISA

Hallo tulio!

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eLISA Pathfinder launch is foreseen about November 25 by a Vega Launcher built in Italy. He says that this launch will celebrate the 100 years of Einstein's General Relativity.

I hope you meant Nov 25th 2015 not 2025.

Kind regards and happy crunhing
Martin

Neil G
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Signed up and was verified

Signed up and was verified today. It's a good project and trust it will be a fruitful one. Best and Cheers in Science!

Neil

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This picture was seen also on

This picture was seen also on the University window in Hannover in 2011. Can't wait when it will be launched.

Mike Hewson
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Yeah ! :-) Cheers, Mike.

Yeah ! :-)

Cheers, Mike.

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

tullio
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Lisa Pathfinder was launched

Lisa Pathfinder was launched this morning and seems OK. But I could not see the videos, perhaps too many people were targetting them.
tullio

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Got up early, watched the

Got up early, watched the whole thing, all went well. Very good reporting, good coverage and loved the scottish accent Paul! On the hand the online Q&A from the University of Florida was IMHO a complete disaster - badly organized, too many unanswered questions, fully unprofessional, in short a waste of time!

Chris S
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http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/sci

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-34985807

Waiting for Godot & salvation :-)

Why do doctors have to practice?
You'd think they'd have got it right by now

Bikeman (Heinz-Bernd Eggenstein)
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LISA Pathfinder has finally

LISA Pathfinder has finally arrived at its destination, an orbit around L1.

http://www.esa.int/Our_Activities/Operations/LISA_Pathfinder_arrives_at_its_worksite

HB

tullio
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I have read on "Nature

I have read on "Nature Physics" magazine of February 2 an article about Lisa Pathfinder. On the same issue there is an article about new efforts to measure the gravitational constant G (Newton's constant) with more accuracy. But I remember reading, probably on the ESA site, that Lisa Pathfinder might be capable of doing just that. Is this true?
Tullio

jd
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RE: LISA Pathfinder has

Quote:

LISA Pathfinder has finally arrived at its destination, an orbit around L1.

http://www.esa.int/Our_Activities/Operations/LISA_Pathfinder_arrives_at_its_worksite

HB

Exciting!

Signed up and verified.

Steveplanetary
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I signed up to receive the

I signed up to receive the newsletter on 4/12/2014, but never received any news. Nevertheless, I just registered my support.

"Remember, nothing that's good works by itself, just to please you. You have to make the damn thing work." Thomas A. Edison

michael
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how may I register my support

how may I register my support for eLISA I am excited to do anything I can to help with scientific endevaros

michael
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I am using a very good laptop

I am using a very good laptop for all information a crunch. How can I tie my lat top into it to increase the number of proccesors and power