Fresno State's station at Sierra Remote Observatories was accepted into a research program that seeks to prove part of Einstein's theory of general relativity.
Physics students will join over 800 scientists from 13 countries in the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory Scientific Collaboration. The group is trying to detect gravitation waves -- ripples in space created by extreme cosmic events.
The observatory will support the group's research, which begins next year.
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