AAS 205th Meeting, 9-13 January 2005
Session 158 Gravitational Wave Astronomy
Special Session, Thursday, January 13, 2005, 10:00-11:30am, Royal Palm 1-3

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[158.04] Gravitational Wave Astronomy: A Facilities Overview

B. C. Barish (Caltech)

This talk with review the status and plans for resonant bar detectors, suspended mass interferometers worldwide and the planned LISA mission. The present status of searches for gravitational waves from the different types of sources will be discussed, and the prospects for detection in the future explored.

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