We asked our gravitational wave experts what they thought after the second detection.

The Birmingham research group play an instrumental part in the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO), with expertise ranging from designing and building detectors to analysing the signal and learning about the universe.

Professor Alberto Vecchio and Professor Andreas Freise

Astrophysics and Experimental Physics

Professor Ilya Mandel

Theoretical Astrophysics

Dr Christopher Berry

Research Fellow


Dr Will Farr

Theoretical Astrophysics

Dr Conor Mow-Lowry

Experimental Physics